Posts Tagged: Shinzo Abe
Washington's past and present foreign policies are sustaining the fraught security environment in East Asia.
Under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan’s chauvinistic surge has inflicted unmistakable damage on its national brand image.
It’s a critical time to support Japanese efforts to oppose Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s nationalist refashioning of his country.
Parents and students in Japan's "North Korean" schools struggle to maintain their identity in an increasingly hostile environment.
Shinzo Abe is back as prime minister, along with his special brand of Abenomics and a whole new politics of hype.
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.
The rise of Japan's reactionary right suggests that the country has yet to come to terms with its actions in World War II.
Japan is on the verge of abandoning its peace constitution. But Tokyo should think twice, for the sake of Japan, the region, and the world.
Australia is the capstone of a new, U.S.-constructed security perimeter in the Pacific. As columnist Conn Hallinan explains, the target of this containment strategy is China.