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Japan’s Not Hedging… Yet
December 21, 2018
Japan’s Not Hedging… Yet
The country remains committed to the U.S.-led order, but finds itself in uncharted territory.
Japan’s Not Hedging… Yet
How Shinzo Abe Is Changing Japan’s Foreign Policy Apparatus
December 13, 2018
How Shinzo Abe Is Changing Japan’s Foreign Policy Apparatus
The Abe administration is seizing the foreign policy initiative from Japan’s bureaucracy.
How Shinzo Abe Is Changing Japan’s Foreign Policy Apparatus
Satoru Nagao on the Japan-India ‘Special’ Relationship
December 12, 2018
Satoru Nagao on the Japan-India ‘Special’ Relationship
The Diplomat talks with Saturo Nagao about the trajectory of ties between Japan and India in the wider Indo-Pacific.
Satoru Nagao on the Japan-India ‘Special’ Relationship
After a Busy G20 for Abe, Japan Prepares to Host in 2019
December 08, 2018
After a Busy G20 for Abe, Japan Prepares to Host in 2019
Japan's prime minister had a full slate of meetings at the summit, but also found time to outline Japan's focus as next year's host.
After a Busy G20 for Abe, Japan Prepares to Host in 2019
Japan's Subtle China Strategy on Display
November 24, 2018
Japan's Subtle China Strategy on Display
At the latest round of ASEAN summitry, Abe emphasized rapprochement with China even while raising criticisms.
Japan's Subtle China Strategy on Display
From Japan, US VP Denounces 'Authoritarianism and Aggression'
November 16, 2018
From Japan, US VP Denounces 'Authoritarianism and Aggression'
During his visit to Tokyo, Mike Pence laid out the U.S.-Japan joint vision for the Indo-Pacific region.
From Japan, US VP Denounces 'Authoritarianism and Aggression'
Will Japan and Russia Finally Settle Their Territorial Dispute?
November 15, 2018
Will Japan and Russia Finally Settle Their Territorial Dispute?
A deal, based on the 1956 Declaration, is closer than it has been in decades.
Will Japan and Russia Finally Settle Their Territorial Dispute?
India and Japan Boost Relations With High-Tech Focus
November 02, 2018
India and Japan Boost Relations With High-Tech Focus
“Our software and Japan’s hardware can do wonders” Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared.
India and Japan Boost Relations With High-Tech Focus
Abe, Modi Herald 'Unparalleled Potential' in Japan-India Relations
October 30, 2018
Abe, Modi Herald 'Unparalleled Potential' in Japan-India Relations
The Indian prime minister's visit to Japan saw deepening ties across the board, especially on defense.
Abe, Modi Herald 'Unparalleled Potential' in Japan-India Relations
India, Japan Begin Negotiations Over Military Base Sharing Agreement
October 30, 2018
India, Japan Begin Negotiations Over Military Base Sharing Agreement
New Delhi and Tokyo have officially agreed to begin negotiations of an acquisition and cross-servicing agreement.
India, Japan Begin Negotiations Over Military Base Sharing Agreement
One More Tryst for Modi and Abe: What to Expect During the Latest India-Japan Summit
October 28, 2018
One More Tryst for Modi and Abe: What to Expect During the Latest India-Japan Summit
India and Japan continue their strategic convergence.
One More Tryst for Modi and Abe: What to Expect During the Latest India-Japan Summit
Abe Wants 'New Era' in China-Japan Relations
October 26, 2018
Abe Wants 'New Era' in China-Japan Relations
Shinzo Abe's long-awaited trip to China brought a raft of deals, but no major breakthroughs.
Abe Wants 'New Era' in China-Japan Relations
Modi Visits Japan: What’s on the Security Agenda?
October 26, 2018
Modi Visits Japan: What’s on the Security Agenda?
A closer look at some of the agenda items on the defense side.
Modi Visits Japan: What’s on the Security Agenda?
Amid US-China Tensions, Xi and Abe to Meet in Beijing
October 24, 2018
Amid US-China Tensions, Xi and Abe to Meet in Beijing
Abe plans to end Japan’s official development aid to China and sign business deals with Beijing.
Amid US-China Tensions, Xi and Abe to Meet in Beijing
India, Japan Mull Allowing Their Armed Forces to Use Each Other’s Military Bases
October 18, 2018
India, Japan Mull Allowing Their Armed Forces to Use Each Other’s Military Bases
The Indian and Japanese prime ministers will discuss a military base sharing agreement during their summit later this month.
India, Japan Mull Allowing Their Armed Forces to Use Each Other’s Military Bases
Japan-India Maritime Exercise 2018: Operational Clarity, Strategic Confusion?
October 16, 2018
Japan-India Maritime Exercise 2018: Operational Clarity, Strategic Confusion?
While New Delhi’s desire to cultivate closer defense ties with Tokyo is clear, its overall strategic approach is much less so.
Japan-India Maritime Exercise 2018: Operational Clarity, Strategic Confusion?
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