A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on August 5, 2018.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on July 10, 2018.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on April 15, 2018.
Donald Trump’s executive order swept up the wrong people, demonstrating his administration’s curious confusion about basic terms and definitions.
The Draft Resolution of the Japanese Communist Party 27th Congress contains valuable insights about how the global superpower is viewed by sections of Japanese political left.
Dr. Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi Foreign Minister, addresses Japanese journalists in Tokyo on September 2, 2016. Topics included diplomatic issues with Syria and Iran.
NPO Tenohasi and Japan Islamic Trust cooperate to serve Tokyo’s most needy residents.
Host Michael Penn interviews professor Christopher Hobson to discuss the concept and potential threat of terrorism.
The people of Okinawa vote unmistakably to end the plan to build a new US Marine airbase at Henoko beach with the election of Governor Takeshi Onaga. Signs are few, however, that the governments in Tokyo or Washington are prepared to listen.
The debate on the meaning of Article 9 of the Constitution is once again making headlines. Beyond the proposals for reinterpretation, and even formal amendment, we can observe yet again practical policy moves crossing its boundaries. In part, these moves reflect the always difficult distinction between defense and offense. Another line which may be shifting is that between self-defense and collective defense.