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.
American fingerprints are all over a botched commando raid in the southern Philippines that left dozens dead and shocked the country.
America’s top ally in East Asia is bulking up its military, picking fights with its neighbors, and showing a blithe disregard for democracy.
Even a superpower can’t maintain dominance in every domain and also effectively address big-ticket items like climate change.
Last month, the citizens of Okinawa awarded a landslide victory to a governor who wants U.S. troops off the pristine island.
Japan’s war hawks and imperial apologists are alienating the country’s allies and making a confrontation with its rivals more likely.
Can China and the United States pivot without crashing into each other?
With climate change upon us, it’s time to bury the hatchet in one of the world’s most volatile regions.
Four myths American exceptionalists peddle about the U.S. president and America’s role in the world.
Despite its peace constitution, Japan boasts one of the largest militaries in the world.