Authoritative and non-authoritative Chinese commentaries on the Trump administration’s foreign policy have tended to avoid making hostile remarks in response to some notable U.S. provocations.
India’s partnership with Japan is increasingly acquiring a distinct strategic angle.
A nuclear accident at North Korea’s Yongbyon Facility could leave Japan vulnerable to airborne radioactive fallout, requiring Japan to cooperate with North Korea and other nations to manage disaster.
To sustain India's rise, Delhi must advance its economic policies, engage in defense sector reform, and construct strategic partnerships to navigate the power shifts among America, China, and Russia
The Trump administration should use its leverage to address Japan’s growing piles of unused plutonium.
Cooperation between the EU and Japan, which share values such as freedom, human rights, and democracy, is more important than ever given the inescapable presence of China.
The Japanese debate over acquiring missile strike capabilities needs to consider the broader alliance framework.
The EU seems determined to clinch a trade accord with Japan by the end of 2017. That might be wishful thinking.
With the July 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action diminishing the near-term prospect of an Iranian nuclear bomb, most proliferation prognosticators
would likely pick South Korea, Japan, or perhaps Taiwan as the next place that could opt to develop nuclear weapons.
South Korea’s ongoing political crisis is making it difficult to respond effectively to North Korean provocations.