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Pelosi Discusses Taiwan Tensions in Japan
August 06, 2022

Pelosi Discusses Taiwan Tensions in Japan

By Mari Yamaguchi
The U.S. House speaker and Japanese Prime Minister Kishida both denounced China’s ongoing military drills near Taiwan, underscoring Japan's security concerns.
Kishida Becomes First Japanese PM to Attend NPT Review Conference
August 05, 2022

Kishida Becomes First Japanese PM to Attend NPT Review Conference

By Mina Pollmann
Kishida's appearance at the review conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons is a sign of his personal interest in nuclear disarmament.

Japan’s Ruling Coalition Expands Majority in Elections After Abe’s Assassination
July 13, 2022

Japan’s Ruling Coalition Expands Majority in Elections After Abe’s Assassination

By Thisanka Siripala
The upper house election took on heightened significance in the wake of former Prime Minister Abe’s assassination.

Assassination of Kingmaker Abe Will Consolidate Prime Minister Kishida’s Power
July 12, 2022

Assassination of Kingmaker Abe Will Consolidate Prime Minister Kishida’s Power

By Kosuke Takahashi
The political shockwaves from Abe's assassination are just starting to be felt with the upper house election.

Ardern-Kishida Meeting: Stepping up the New Zealand-Japan Strategic Partnership
July 01, 2022

Ardern-Kishida Meeting: Stepping up the New Zealand-Japan Strategic Partnership

By Tadashi Iwami
The New Zealand prime minister's visit to Japan was a strategic move to reconnect with a close partner to deal with expanding security issues in the Indo-Pacific region. 
Japan Pushes for Stronger Cooperation to Counter China at G7
June 30, 2022

Japan Pushes for Stronger Cooperation to Counter China at G7

By Thisanka Siripala
Japan's prime minister stressed that Russia and China pose similar threats to the rules-based international order.

Japan’s PM Kishida Faces a Crucial National Election
June 24, 2022

Japan’s PM Kishida Faces a Crucial National Election

By Purnendra Jain and Takeshi Kobayashi
Amid economic turmoil, how will Japan’s ruling bloc fare in upper house polls on July 10?
Kishida Vision for Peace: Japan’s Global Leadership Gambit
June 13, 2022

Kishida Vision for Peace: Japan’s Global Leadership Gambit

By Titli Basu
Is Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio proving to be as consequential a global statesman as his former boss, Abe Shinzo?

Shangri-La Defense Dialogue Set to Open Amid Growing Global Tensions
June 09, 2022

Shangri-La Defense Dialogue Set to Open Amid Growing Global Tensions

By Sebastian Strangio
Taiwan, Ukraine, and growing U.S.-China competition are all expected to figure during the three-day conference.

Japan, NATO Boost Ties Amid Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
June 08, 2022

Japan, NATO Boost Ties Amid Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

By Mari Yamaguchi
Japan’s defense minister hosted NATO officials this week, pledging more joint exercises and military cooperation.

Ukraine, China Top Agenda During Japanese PM’s Southeast Asia Tour
May 02, 2022

Ukraine, China Top Agenda During Japanese PM’s Southeast Asia Tour

By Sebastian Strangio
Prime Minister Kishida Fumio's visits to Vietnam and Indonesia demonstrated Tokyo's enduring diplomatic strengths in Southeast Asia.
Under Kishida, Tokyo Sharpens Its Focus on Cambodia
April 27, 2022

Under Kishida, Tokyo Sharpens Its Focus on Cambodia

By Luke Hunt
Prime Minister Hun Sen has requested a “comprehensive strategic partnership” with Japan.

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