Japan's Tangle of Ideology and Diplomacy
By Yo-Jung Chen
Abe’s diplomatic successes are being constrained by his ideological leanings.
Moderating Japan’s UNESCO Policy
By Trevor Kennedy
The country has benefited from listing sites, but it must avoid politicizing the process.
NHK and Abe’s Agenda
By Henry Laurence
Disturbing statements by the new head of Japan’s national broadcaster raise questions about its future role.