Japan’s 2023 Development Cooperation Charter: The Aid-Security Nexus
By James Kaizuka
Tokyo’s new blueprint for development assistance expands the role of one of Japan’s greatest national strengths into the realm of geostrategy, building on the philosophy of former PM Abe Shinzo.
Why Is Abe Shinzo’s State Funeral Stoking Controversy?
By Jio Kamata
Even in death, the former prime minister remains a polarizing figure.
With Abe’s Assassination, the Indo-Pacific Lost Its Foremost Flag-Bearer
By Titli Basu
From the Indo-Pacific to the Quad, Abe spearheaded the strategic concepts shaping the region today.
Japan Ex-Leader Abe Shinzo Assassinated While Giving Speech
By Mari Yamaguchi, Chisato Tanaka, and Foster Klug
The former prime minister, 67, was gunned down while campaigning for Sunday's upper house elections.
Tobias Harris on Abe Shinzo’s Continuing Influence in Japan
By Shannon Tiezzi
Over a year since his resignation, Abe's “power is substantial,” as is his legacy.
Abe Shinzo’s Legacy in South Korea
By Kyle Ferrier
South Korea-Japan ties during Abe’s tenure can probably best be described as persistent lows, punctuated by what have proved to be mostly ephemeral highs
Japan’s Departing PM Abe Shinzo Spurs Political Chaos and Mixed Reactions on Political Legacy
By Thisanka Siripala
The sudden mid-term resignation of Japan’s prime minister creates confusion amid the global coronavirus pandemic.
Shinzo Abe’s Paltry Legacy
By Jeff Kingston
Despite enormous stature and power, Abe leaves office having accomplished relatively little.