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Commentary / Japan Nov 13, 2019

North Korea goes permanently nuclear — does it matter?

North Korea's possession of an arsenal of nuclear-armed missiles increasingly looks permanent. The U.S. government will continue to refuse to officially recognize this reality, mostly out of deference to Tokyo. However, the region has settled into a new status quo. Pyongyang's apparent strategy is to ...

Commentary / Japan Oct 17, 2014

Don't overstate Japan 'danger'

Chinese allegations that the Abe government is moving toward a militarist foreign policy demonstrate China's inability or unwillingness to acknowledge that current Chinese behavior contributes to the enhancements in Japanese security policy that China wishes to avoid.