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Kuni Miyake
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 18, 2019
U.S. version of 'one country, two systems'
Is it time for the U.S. to reintroduce the 'fairness doctrine' to prevent the media from broadcasting extreme views?
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Mar 11, 2019
What does the 'Indo-Pacific strategy' mean?
The Free and Open Indo-Pacific strategy is now the official policy of Japan and the United States, but few people understand what it comprises.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Mar 4, 2019
Is Pyongyang slicing the salami too thin?
The second U.S.-North Korea summit meeting in Hanoi was a fiasco and provided no relief for Japan.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Feb 25, 2019
In the age of AI, think tanks must evolve
Think tanks must further develop international coordination and work together to make the best use of AI while not allowing the abuse of such technologies.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Feb 18, 2019
Is Europe still complicated and mysterious?
To avoid being left behind again, Tokyo needs to deal directly and catch up with the rapidly changing European socio-political realities.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Feb 12, 2019
The state that accepted Japanese-Americans
The relationship between Japan and Colorado has been fantastic, in part because how the state's governor treated Japanese-Americans during World War II.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Feb 4, 2019
Are the neocons back in Washington?
With the presence of the 'neocon comeback kids,' U.S. foreign policy now shows atavism symptoms again.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jan 28, 2019
How Japanese is Naomi Osaka?
In the coming decade or two, Japan will have millions of people like Naomi Osaka who will enrich and evolve the nation.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 21, 2019
How will AI change domestic politics?
Political stability and economic prosperity in the future seems likely to depend on who can control the anger and frustration of the critical mass of the unemployed.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jan 15, 2019
How will AI change international politics?
The AI revolution will have an immense impact on global power politics, but Japan may get left behind.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 7, 2019
Is Trump suffering from the China syndrome?
U.S. State Department officials are changing the policy of the president.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 4, 2019
What will not happen in 2019
The international situation may provide Japan with a golden opportunity to maximize its national interests on the global stage.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Dec 26, 2018
Busting myths about Fukushima No. 1
Efforts to decommission the shattered nuclear plant are headed in the right direction.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Dec 17, 2018
Japanese education for Egyptian kids?
Will adopting Japanese-style education help boost Egypt's future economic growth?
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Dec 10, 2018
Japan, look in the mirror called Germany
Germany today reflects Japan's future.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 3, 2018
The last president from good old America
The loss of President George H.W. Bush symbolizes the end to the era of elite U.S. statesmanship.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Nov 26, 2018
The Protestant ethic and Carlos Ghosn
For many in Tokyo, the news about Carlos Ghosn was a shock but not a surprise.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Nov 19, 2018
From entertainment sushi to pension sushi
It is much easier to globalize economic systems, but it is still very difficult to globalize the minds of human beings.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Nov 12, 2018
How Tokyo saw the U.S. midterm elections
Japan remains concerned about what U.S. President Donald Trump will do or not do next.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Nov 5, 2018
Seoul moves the goalposts yet again
If the South Koreans remain obsessed with the past and do not respect the rule-based international system, they are committing international political suicide.

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Tokashiki Beach acts as a sanctuary for sea turtles and offers ideal snorkeling waters. It was also the site of the U.S. Army’s preliminary invasion that led to the 1945 Battle of Okinawa, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 150,000 people.
On Okinawa's Tokashiki Island, life's a beach — one of the best in the world