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China Confirms: Japanese Citizen Under Investigation for Espionage
August 01, 2016
China Confirms: Japanese Citizen Under Investigation for Espionage
The incident suggests a continuing Chinese counter-espionage crackdown.
China Confirms: Japanese Citizen Under Investigation for Espionage
Abenomics, the Upper House Elections, and Japan's Political Future
June 18, 2016
Abenomics, the Upper House Elections, and Japan's Political Future
Mina Pollmann joins Ankit Panda to discuss trends in Japanese politics before the July 2016 House of Councilors elections.
Abenomics, the Upper House Elections, and Japan's Political Future
Abe and the Bureacracy: Tightening the Reins
June 16, 2016
Abe and the Bureacracy: Tightening the Reins
No other prime minister has held a tighter rein over Japan’s once-mighty bureaucracy. The change will outlast Abe.
Abe and the Bureacracy: Tightening the Reins
Shinzo Abe Refrains From Joining Japanese Lawmakers at Yasukuni Shrine
October 21, 2015
Shinzo Abe Refrains From Joining Japanese Lawmakers at Yasukuni Shrine
The Japanese prime minister seems to have learned his lesson about visiting Yasukuni.
Shinzo Abe Refrains From Joining Japanese Lawmakers at Yasukuni Shrine
Japan's Global SDF Will Need These Two Laws
May 15, 2015
Japan's Global SDF Will Need These Two Laws
Two new bills could revolutionize the Japanese military's ability to fight abroad.
Japan's Global SDF Will Need These Two Laws
Shinzo Abe’s ‘Glass Jaw’ and Media Muzzling in Japan
May 08, 2015
Shinzo Abe’s ‘Glass Jaw’ and Media Muzzling in Japan
The pressure on the press, both domestic and foreign, in Japan has been unprecedented under Abe.
Shinzo Abe’s ‘Glass Jaw’ and Media Muzzling in Japan
US, Japan Talk Okinawa, Defense Guidelines During Carter's Visit
April 10, 2015
US, Japan Talk Okinawa, Defense Guidelines During Carter's Visit
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter made his first trip to Tokyo this week.
US, Japan Talk Okinawa, Defense Guidelines During Carter's Visit
Japan Denied Revision of UN Comfort Women Report
October 17, 2014
Japan Denied Revision of UN Comfort Women Report
The Japanese government's request to amend a 1996 U.N. special rapporteur's report on comfort women was denied.
Japan Denied Revision of UN Comfort Women Report
Assemblywoman Heckling an LDP Concern
June 24, 2014
Assemblywoman Heckling an LDP Concern
Last Thursday’s incidents raises serious questions about the government’s commitment to workplace equality.
Assemblywoman Heckling an LDP Concern
Japan and South Korea Leave Money on the Table
June 20, 2014
Japan and South Korea Leave Money on the Table
Their history of territorial and wartime disputes continues to prevent wider cooperation on shared goals in the region.
Japan and South Korea Leave Money on the Table
Japanese-DPRK Agreement on Sanctions and Abductees
May 30, 2014
Japanese-DPRK Agreement on Sanctions and Abductees
Japan agrees to ease North Korean sanctions in return for a renewed investigation into its abducted citizens.
Japanese-DPRK Agreement on Sanctions and Abductees
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