author

 
 

Meta

Joshua W. Walker
The new era of U.S.-Japan cooperation exemplifies a successful public-private collaboration crucial for maintaining a competitive edge in global technology, especially amid geopolitical tensions with China.
COMMENTARY / Japan
May 16, 2024
U.S.-Japan semiconductor alliance of the future
On the geopolitical side, the U.S.-Japan alliance is on one side of the equation, with China on the other and Taiwan in the middle.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida meets with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in July.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Dec 24, 2023
Japan is critical to linking the Indo-Pacific and the Middle East
As Japan enters the Year of the Dragon, it has an opportunity to link the Indo-Pacific and the Middle East in a way that benefits everyone.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jan 29, 2021
U.S.-Japan ties must go beyond domestic politics
Under America's new leadership, mutual understanding and a return to political normalcy in the United States should further strengthen U.S.-Japan relations.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Aug 21, 2020
The impact of the U.S. presidential election on Japan-U.S. relations
No matter who wins on Nov. 3, the Japan-U.S. alliance maintains its strong foundation.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 28, 2020
The geopolitics of sports: Japan’s Summer Games on the world stage
There is no bigger stage for how the world will see the Olympics and Japan's ability to “bend adversity,” as it has done throughout its history.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jun 15, 2020
Weather the storms together: Building new bridges from New York to Japan
Resiliency has always been a defining theme between the U.S. and Japan.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
May 8, 2020
Reimagining Japan Society New York: A beacon of hope at the epicenter of the pandemic
The U.S.-Japan relationship is going to come through this pandemic even stronger than before.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Mar 25, 2020
Finding strength and unity within our uncertain 'socially distant' future
Japan's long history of 'bending to adversity' prepares Tokyo for what comes next in terms of global and international implications.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
May 16, 2019
Japan's global moment is upon us
Japan's role as a global bridge-builder facilitating dialogue between international order and revisionist forces has never been more necessary.

Longform

Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan