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Japan: Dealing with North Korea’s Growing Missile Threat
September 18, 2020

Japan: Dealing with North Korea’s Growing Missile Threat

By Koda Yoji
Time for Japan’s political leaders to do their job.

Abe Shinzo or Shinzo Abe: What’s in a Name?
September 03, 2020

Abe Shinzo or Shinzo Abe: What’s in a Name?

By Shannon Tiezzi
Japan changed the order of officials' English language names a year ago – but the world has been slow to adapt.
Esper Heads to the Pacific: What’s on the Agenda?
August 22, 2020

Esper Heads to the Pacific: What’s on the Agenda?

By Ankit Panda
In Guam, Esper will meet with his Japanese counterpart.

Is the Time Right for Japan to Become Five Eyes’ ‘Sixth Eye’?
August 15, 2020

Is the Time Right for Japan to Become Five Eyes’ ‘Sixth Eye’?

By Ankit Panda
Tokyo has wanted into the exclusive multilateral intelligence-sharing club for some time.

Making Sense of Japan’s Decision to Scrap Aegis Ashore Missile Defense
June 26, 2020

Making Sense of Japan’s Decision to Scrap Aegis Ashore Missile Defense

By Ankit Panda
James Schoff joins the podcast to discuss Tokyo’s options on missile defense.

With Iran, North Korea Tensions in Headlines, Japan’s Defense Minister Visits US
January 17, 2020

With Iran, North Korea Tensions in Headlines, Japan’s Defense Minister Visits US

By Mina Pollmann
Taro Kono’s trip included the usual rhetoric on the alliance, but a few surprises as well.

Nuclear Power in the New Abe Cabinet
September 20, 2019

Nuclear Power in the New Abe Cabinet

By Tom Corben
The latest reshuffle was notable for several reasons, but not least for bringing nuclear power back into the spotlight.
China Urges Dialogue During Trilateral Meet With Japan, South Korea
August 23, 2019

China Urges Dialogue During Trilateral Meet With Japan, South Korea

By Shannon Tiezzi
Ongoing tensions between Tokyo and Seoul cast a notable pall over the foreign ministers meeting.

Japan Keen to Bolster Ties with Pacific Island States
August 12, 2019

Japan Keen to Bolster Ties with Pacific Island States

By Grant Wyeth
The island states of the Pacific are pivotal to Japan’s free and open Indo-Pacific strategy.

Japan Eyes a Diplomatic Upgrade
February 23, 2019

Japan Eyes a Diplomatic Upgrade

By Daniel Hurst
Foreign Minister Taro Kono told parliament that the country needs to overhaul its foreign ministry workforce.

France, Japan Look to Increase Indo-Pacific Maritime Cooperation
January 15, 2019

France, Japan Look to Increase Indo-Pacific Maritime Cooperation

By Ankit Panda
France and Japan are looking to hold bilateral military exercises in the Indo-Pacific.
Can Japan Be a Climate Change Leader?
October 05, 2018

Can Japan Be a Climate Change Leader?

By Daniel Hurst
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe certainly thinks so.

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