Regions / Japan
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.
Is a green energy revolution on the global agenda?
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.