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The Elephant in the Room: An Imminent Danger to the Japan-US Alliance

The Elephant in the Room: An Imminent Danger to the Japan-US Alliance

By Yukari Easton
During his state visit, Kishida was unusually blunt about the dangers current trends in U.S. politics pose to the alliance.

Deeper and Wider Defense Integration Tops Japan-US Summit Agenda

Deeper and Wider Defense Integration Tops Japan-US Summit Agenda

By Takahashi Kosuke
The integration of command-and-control authorities of Japanese and U.S. forces in an emergency remains a critical issue, especially on the U.S. side.
Biden-Kishida Summit: The Japan-US Alliance Has Gone Global

Biden-Kishida Summit: The Japan-US Alliance Has Gone Global

By Aamer Madhani and Zeke Miller
The U.S. president praised Japan's growing international clout as the two leaders cemented new areas of cooperation.

Sustained and Strategic Investments Needed for US-Japan Collaboration

Sustained and Strategic Investments Needed for US-Japan Collaboration

By Susan Berresford and Kazuyo Kato
Japan may not be an immediate problem for the U.S., but our relationship will become a problem if we do not invest in it and the professionals required to foster future cooperation.

Making the Most of Japan-US Defense Industry Cooperation

Making the Most of Japan-US Defense Industry Cooperation

By Jonathan Dorsey and Jonathan Walker
Revamping Japan’s industrial base and beyond.

Japan’s Intervention in a Taiwan Contingency: It Depends

Japan’s Intervention in a Taiwan Contingency: It Depends

By William Choong
How a conflict starts, and how the United States responds, would weigh heavily into Tokyo's considerations.

What Do US Indo-Pacific Allies Think of the Biden-Xi Summit?

What Do US Indo-Pacific Allies Think of the Biden-Xi Summit?

By Shannon Tiezzi
Views from Australia, Japan, the Philippines, South Korea, and Taiwan.
Okinawa Is the Key to Japan’s Defense – Even If Okinawans Don’t Like It

Okinawa Is the Key to Japan’s Defense – Even If Okinawans Don’t Like It

By Hans Horan
The Indo-Pacific’s increasingly unstable security environment will ensure that Okinawa remains at the center of Japan’s defense strategy. 

From Follower to Leader: Japan’s Emergence as a Fully-Fledged Regional Security Actor 

From Follower to Leader: Japan’s Emergence as a Fully-Fledged Regional Security Actor 

By Aurelia George Mulgan
Not only has Japan become an indispensable ally for the U.S. in contingency planning, but Tokyo is also no longer relying solely on the United States to deter China.

Japan’s New Security Strategy, Part 2: The Ongoing Debates

Japan’s New Security Strategy, Part 2: The Ongoing Debates

By Pascal Lottaz
Within Japan, there are debates as to how new – and how hawkish – the 2022 National Security Strategy really is.

Japan’s New Security Strategy, Part 1: The Historical Context

Japan’s New Security Strategy, Part 1: The Historical Context

By Pascal Lottaz
Since the end of World War II, Japan has been struggling to strike the right balance between pacifism and productive security engagement with the world.
Japan, US Pledge to Take All Possible Measures Against North Korea’s Missiles

Japan, US Pledge to Take All Possible Measures Against North Korea’s Missiles

By Takahashi Kosuke
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin’s trip to Japan came one day after North Korea’s failed satellite launch.

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