North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile over Japan, believed to be the farthest its ever launched one before. It prompted people to take shelter, and heightened concerns over escalating aggression in the region.
Denuclearization is now in the dustbin of history as a failed policy. There is simply no practical plan at this point, especially in the short term, to bring North Korea to the negotiating table.
Given that competition is inevitable, the United States must maintain multipolarity in Asia, create constraints on Chinese action in the region, and work with likeminded allies and partners like Japan and India.
The leaders of U.S., Japan, Australia and India met at a virtual summit today where they announced a major initiative to get 1 billion vaccines to fight the coronavirus pandemic in Asia.
The military’s killing of at least 18 protesters on Sunday in Myanmar has increased pressure on foreign governments to use their influence to push for the release of the country's elected leaders, including Aung San Suu Kyi, from detention, and restore some measure of democratic rule.
Japan wants to keep the United States close and confident, but at the same time maintain good relations with China.
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The success of the TTP may be determined by whether or not China becomes a member, as free trade agreements are generally more successful if there are more participants.
Four years after the Fukushima crisis, Japan’s nuclear power plant Sendai is set to re-open.
The main goal of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the United States was was to lay the foundation for greater alliance cooperation going forward.