The furor over the Philippines v. China arbitration case constitutes a significant development that could influence the prospects for future rivalry or cooperation in the Western Pacific.
As the world watches the U.S. presidential election with bewilderment and unease, America’s allies in Asia are particularly concerned about the possibility of U.S. disengagement from the region.
Since the end of WWII, the popular view in the U.S. has been that the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki precipitated Japan’s surrender on August 15. However, many historians believe that the attack on Japan-occupied Manchuria by the previously neutral Soviet Union on August 8 had more impact on Japan’s leaders.
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted a conversation with Kurt Campbell and Derek Chollet about Obama’s foreign policy doctrine and, in particular, his rebalance toward the Asia-Pacific.
There could be a lot of support in South Asia and in the Middle East for a more constructive, more positive Japanese role.
What does President Obama’s visit to Hiroshima mean for his nuclear legacy?
America’s leaders have drawn attention to a deep paradox of Japan’s nuclear story.
The topic of information and communication technologies diplomacy has been a dynamic aspect of U.S.-Japan cooperation since the launch of a U.S.-Japan Policy Cooperation Dialogue on the Internet Economy in 2010.
While Japan is not a party to the Iran nuclear deal, it played an important role in its conclusion and could prove influential in its implementation.
While Asia has been an unparalleled economic success, it is also home to some of the world’s most dangerous, diverse, and divisive challenges.