Posts Tagged: Shinzo Abe
Global uprisings against corruption can fuse middle-class concerns over the rule of law to a more radical critique of unequal political systems.
Shinzo Abe's on a road trip to define Japan's new identity in an era of Trump and Duterte.
Japan and South Korea have reached an agreement on the "comfort women" issue that has made a lot of people uncomfortable.
Washington and Tokyo remain committed to growing the U.S. military footprint on the island of Okinawa — whether Okinawans like it or not.
With its pacifist constitution (literally) beaten down into irrelevance, Japan is in the throes of an identity crisis.
In the Philippines, the grandson of a despised collaborator has endorsed the remilitarization of his country's former occupiers — by the grandson of a war criminal, no less.
Despite the ongoing islands dispute, Japan and China are growing closer.
The U.S. military sits at the center of a dispute that's plagued the peaceful island of Okinawa for decades.
Japan wants a "normal" foreign policy. Its neighbors want apologies for wartime atrocities — and an assurance that Japanese militarism is a thing of the past.
It turns out that that a large-scale conflict in the Asia-Pacific is much more difficult to imagine than China hawks like to pretend.