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Abe Outlines Why Japan Should Join the UN Security Council
September 30, 2015
Abe Outlines Why Japan Should Join the UN Security Council
In his speech before the UN General Assembly, Abe made the case for Japan to join the UN's major decision-making body.
Abe Outlines Why Japan Should Join the UN Security Council
Japan's 'Proactive Contribution to Peace': Beyond Development Aid
September 29, 2015
Japan's 'Proactive Contribution to Peace': Beyond Development Aid
Japan is doing itself a disservice by focusing only on economic contributions to global development.
Japan's 'Proactive Contribution to Peace': Beyond Development Aid
Japan: The Philippines' New Best Friend?
June 17, 2015
Japan: The Philippines' New Best Friend?
"More than ever, the Philippines has come to rely on an external partner other than the United States."
Japan: The Philippines' New Best Friend?
The Emerging Japan-Philippines Security Partnership
June 06, 2015
The Emerging Japan-Philippines Security Partnership
Closer Japan-Philippines ties effectively complement U.S efforts to expand its regional presence.
The Emerging Japan-Philippines Security Partnership
What Japan's 'Proactive Contribution to Peace' Looks Like in Nepal
May 22, 2015
What Japan's 'Proactive Contribution to Peace' Looks Like in Nepal
Japan's aid to Nepal has gone largely unnoticed by the international community.
What Japan's 'Proactive Contribution to Peace' Looks Like in Nepal
Japan's Global SDF Will Need These Two Laws
May 15, 2015
Japan's Global SDF Will Need These Two Laws
Two new bills could revolutionize the Japanese military's ability to fight abroad.
Japan's Global SDF Will Need These Two Laws
Diplomatic Access: Japan
April 16, 2015
Diplomatic Access: Japan
Japan's ambassador to the U.S. on the U.S.-Japan alliance, the TPP, and overcoming China-Japan tensions.
Diplomatic Access: Japan
Japan, China Test the Water With Restarted Security Talks
March 20, 2015
Japan, China Test the Water With Restarted Security Talks
Japan and China resume dedicated security talks after an over four year hiatus.
Japan, China Test the Water With Restarted Security Talks
Japan Nixes Plan to Send Troops to Join Ebola Fight
March 03, 2015
Japan Nixes Plan to Send Troops to Join Ebola Fight
Japan misses a chance to demonstrate the softer side of the SDF.
Japan Nixes Plan to Send Troops to Join Ebola Fight
Japan's First Steps Into the World of Arms Exports
January 15, 2015
Japan's First Steps Into the World of Arms Exports
Since overturning a ban on arms exports last year, Tokyo has made cautious progress on defense cooperation.
Japan's First Steps Into the World of Arms Exports
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