Regions / Japan
Shinzo Abe is back as prime minister, along with his special brand of Abenomics and a whole new politics of hype.
Solving the Fukushima nuclear crisis will require rethinking our whole approach to science, social media, and public diplomacy.
China’s aggressive territorial claims, Washington's "pivot" to Asia, and Japan’s hawkish bluster add up to a volatile brew in the Asia-Pacific.
As they rally against a planned military base on Henoko, the people of Okinawa need all the support they can get.
War with Iran could cost you your job.
The crisis of people-trafficking and sexual exploitation in Northeast Asia is not a nationalist issue; it is a gender issue.
The rise of Japan's reactionary right suggests that the country has yet to come to terms with its actions in World War II.
The U.S. government may be legally obligated to defend Japan.
The U.S. 'pivot' to the South and East China Seas has energised the American industrial-military complex, dimming the prospects for a peaceful resolution of the ongoing disputes in the region.
With Japanese militarism on the rise, Okinawan leaders bring an angry appeal for peace to Tokyo.