December 06, 2019
Japan Ends 2019 With a Packed Diplomatic Schedule
By Mina Pollmann
Japan's flurry of diplomacy highlights its outreach to newer, more distant partners.
September 05, 2019
Making Sense of Japan’s Approach to Russia
By Michito Tsuruoka
A diplomatic breakthrough is unlikely, but there is value in talking.
September 11, 2017
Abe’s Cul-de-Sac Foreign Policy: Between Entrapment and Abandonment
By Carlos Ramirez
There is a third alternative Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should consider pursuing.
October 29, 2015
Japan's History Wars Aren't Over with Abe's Speech
By Tessa Morris-Suzuki
Recent events raise questions about Abe's commitment to upholding past apologies.
September 10, 2015
Japan Wary of Rising Russia Threat: Ex-Defense Minister
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Former official notes Tokyo’s concern about growing provocations from Moscow.
July 31, 2015
Japan and Asia: Dances with the Dragon
By Yo-Jung Chen
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s regional diplomacy has been dominated by Japan’s past and China’s future.