Jan 23, 2017

Trump goes to work

Rather than bridge the gaps between his followers and his opponents, U.S. President Donald Trump used his inauguration address to dig them deeper.

Jan 22, 2017

Unaddressed succession issues

One-off legislation may be the easiest way to allow Emperor Akihito to abdicate, but it would leave the issue unresolved for future emperors.

Jan 20, 2017

Crisis in Gambia

Yayha Jammeh, who lost Gambia's presidential election last month, should honor the people's will by stepping down.

Jan 17, 2017

Easing Asia-Pacific tensions

Improved Japan-China relations will be all the more important given the shadow of uncertainty over the international political landscape cast by the incoming U.S. administration of Donald Trump.