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Japan’s ‘Misunderstanding’ About a Biden Administration
November 25, 2020

Japan’s ‘Misunderstanding’ About a Biden Administration

By Shin Kawashima
Japan retains some lingering perceptions of Democratic Party policies on China.

What Can Asia Expect From Suga’s Japan?
September 16, 2020

What Can Asia Expect From Suga’s Japan?

By Ankit Panda
Abe's successor will represent continuity, but faces a challenging set of internal issues.
What to Expect From Japan’s New Leader
September 15, 2020

What to Expect From Japan’s New Leader

By Duncan Bartlett
COVID-19, China, and South Korea top the agenda for new LDP President Suga Yoshihide.

The LDP’s Internal Race to Replace Abe Is Already Sparking Controversy
September 11, 2020

The LDP’s Internal Race to Replace Abe Is Already Sparking Controversy

By Shamshad A. Khan
With the “scaled-down” presidential election, LDP’s intra-party politics comes to the fore.

Assessing Abe Shinzo’s Geopolitical Legacy
September 09, 2020

Assessing Abe Shinzo’s Geopolitical Legacy

By Ankit Panda
A biographer of Japan’s outgoing prime minister discusses Abe’s lasting legacy on foreign affairs and trade.

Japan’s Departing PM Abe Shinzo Spurs Political Chaos and Mixed Reactions on Political Legacy
September 04, 2020

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.

What Japan's Elections Tell Us About a Post-Abe LDP
July 26, 2019

What Japan's Elections Tell Us About a Post-Abe LDP

By Mina Pollmann
The results were an indication of ballot box strength, but Abe's pending Cabinet reshuffle will be equally telling.
Abe Vows to Achieve Major Improvement in Sino-Japan Relations in 2018
January 09, 2018

Abe Vows to Achieve Major Improvement in Sino-Japan Relations in 2018

By Charlotte Gao
This year marks the 40th anniversary of a peace and friendship treaty between China and Japan.

China Confirms: Japanese Citizen Under Investigation for Espionage
August 01, 2016

China Confirms: Japanese Citizen Under Investigation for Espionage

By Ankit Panda
The incident suggests a continuing Chinese counter-espionage crackdown.

Abenomics, the Upper House Elections, and Japan's Political Future
June 18, 2016

Abenomics, the Upper House Elections, and Japan's Political Future

By Ankit Panda
Mina Pollmann joins Ankit Panda to discuss trends in Japanese politics before the July 2016 House of Councilors elections.

Abe and the Bureacracy: Tightening the Reins
June 16, 2016

Abe and the Bureacracy: Tightening the Reins

By Markus Winter
No other prime minister has held a tighter rein over Japan’s once-mighty bureaucracy. The change will outlast Abe.
Shinzo Abe Refrains From Joining Japanese Lawmakers at Yasukuni Shrine
October 21, 2015

Shinzo Abe Refrains From Joining Japanese Lawmakers at Yasukuni Shrine

By Ankit Panda
The Japanese prime minister seems to have learned his lesson about visiting Yasukuni.

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