Japan urged to embrace U.S.-style think tanks

Jan 10, 2014

Japan urged to embrace U.S.-style think tanks

by Ayako Mie

Right before Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet approved the nation’s new long-term National Security Strategy in mid-December, the independent think tank Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation, composed of prominent Japanese and American scholars, compiled its own approach. Both the government and RJIF concur about many ...

Sep 10, 2011

Switzerland wages war

In a move that jolted currency markets, the Swiss National Bank, the European nation’s central bank, pledged this week to drive down the value of its currency, the Swiss franc. The move was prompted by the rising value of the franc against the euro, ...