May 15, 2017

The 'WannaCry' wake-up call

The deepening integration of information technologies into all facets of daily life has created dangerous vulnerabilities that need to be addressed.

May 8, 2017

An alternative to the Henoko plan

Instead of clinging to the Henoko plan, the Abe administration should at least explore an alternative to the Futenma relocation project, which could prevent its confrontation with Okinawa from developing into a situation in which local sentiment deepens against the U.S. military presence on ...

May 5, 2017

The future of Imperial succession

By offering legislation that would only apply to the current emperor's abdication and not facing other problems with the Imperial family, the Abe administration is merely kicking the can down the road.

May 4, 2017

Guo Wengui exposes Beijing's dilemma

The Chinese government's pursuit of billionaire Guo Wengui is once again raising charges that its anticorruption campaign is as much a tool to eliminate political opposition as it is an effort to clean up the CCP.