Will Japan finally move toward acquiring offensive strike capabilities for the first time since World War II?
Thoughtful and respectful leadership, close consultation with affected parties, and a commitment of real resources to assemble necessary leverage present a better chance than anything on offer so far.
Many non-European countries are reassessing their views of the EU against a background of Trumpism, populism, and globalization.
Japan wants to keep the United States close and confident, but at the same time maintain good relations with China.
Brussels and Tokyo are stepping up at a time when Washington is retrenching from its traditional leadership role on global trade issues.
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.