Regions / Japan
The developed world has pledged $9.5 billion to help fight climate change. But it's going to take hundreds of billions more.
Today, Asia is like the Kardashian clan: wealthy, contentious, and all up in the public’s face.
Japan’s war hawks and imperial apologists are alienating the country’s allies and making a confrontation with its rivals more likely.
As the climate warms and the ice melts, the Arctic could become the next great theater of global cooperation—or a battlefield.
Despite intense crackdowns, activists on the Japanese island of Okinawa continue to resist the construction of new U.S. military bases.
With climate change upon us, it's time to bury the hatchet in one of the world's most volatile regions.
Not only has Japan been unable to face its past, it’s weighed down by a staggering national debt.
Sticks and carrots won't get North Korea to give up its nukes. But a peace treaty and security guarantees might.
The simmering tensions in East Asia are echoes of Washington's Cold War intrigues—and the Pentagon's not-so-secret plans for battle with China.
Despite its peace constitution, Japan boasts one of the largest militaries in the world.