Regions / Japan
Disaster relief has increasingly become part of the justification for increased U.S. troop deployments in the Asia-Pacific region.
Under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan’s chauvinistic surge has inflicted unmistakable damage on its national brand image.
The lumbering aircraft carrier known as the United States should be executing a pivot that lives up to its name: a shift from the martial to the pacific.
The Obama administration's "Pacific Pivot" is wreaking environmental havoc on the pristine ecosystems of the Asia-Pacific region.
If it weren't for decades of Western-backed political and economic repression, the Philippines might have joined the Asian Tigers years ago.
It’s a critical time to support Japanese efforts to oppose Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s nationalist refashioning of his country.
Thomas Friedman once said the hidden hand of the market needs the hidden fist of the military. The TPP and the Obama administration's Pacific Pivot pack both.
Parents and students in Japan's "North Korean" schools struggle to maintain their identity in an increasingly hostile environment.
Susan Rice presented a plan in her Georgetown speech on how to make a deal with Beijing.
China has grown more willing to assert historical claims to its sphere of influence, but it would be a mistake to regard this as “aggression” that requires an American response.