This special Horse Year kabuki's a real winner

Jan 15, 2014

This special Horse Year kabuki's a real winner

by Rei Sasaguchi

Most kabuki plays have at their core a dramatic historical episode. Around this, there’s generally a colorful, oft-times melodramatic and action-packed confection of intrigues, loyalties, romances, self-sacrifice and villainy founded on varying degrees of fact — or simply fashioned as pure fiction. In “Sanzenryō ...

Nov 2, 2011

India's Look East policy in top gear

by Harsh V. Pant

India hosted the leaders of Myanmar and Vietnam in early October, underscoring once again the seriousness with which it is pursuing its Look East policy as it forges close economic and security ties with two significant nations in East and Southeast Asia and counters ...

Jul 10, 2011

Reasons to remain in Japan

The June 26 Counterpoint article by Roger Pulvers, titled “Hearn the Western misfit finally found himself at home in Mejij Japan,” prompted me to write. I was in Japan between 1946 and 1954, and have continued to be at home here since 1980. I ...