Posts Tagged: 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.
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.
In the current crisis on the Korean peninsula, the Obama administration is virtually repeating the 2004 Bush playbook.
The U.S. government may be legally obligated to defend Japan.
The growing U.S. military presence in Asia could backfire, giving birth to what it ostensibly seeks to prevent.
A new group of opposition Alawites is complicating the increasingly sectarian character of Syria's civil war.