William James

For William James's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

How Europe and U.S. stumbled into spat over China-led bank

| Mar 23, 2015

How Europe and U.S. stumbled into spat over China-led bank

Sometimes geopolitical shifts happen by accident rather than design. Historians may record March 2015 as the moment when China’s checkbook diplomacy came of age, giving the world’s No. 2 economy a greater role in shaping global economic governance at the expense of the United ...

U.K. minister quits over 'morally indefensible' Gaza policy

Aug 5, 2014

U.K. minister quits over 'morally indefensible' Gaza policy

Sayeeda Warsi, a senior minister in Britain’s Foreign Office, resigned on Tuesday, accusing Prime Minister David Cameron’s government of taking a “morally indefensible” approach to the conflict between Israel and Hamas. While the British government has repeatedly called for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza, ...