Can U.S. voters really stop the degradation of their politics? Will they make the right decision on Nov. 3? There is not much that friends and foes can do about it now.
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Vietnam is crucial to achieving Japan’s vision for the Free and Open Indo-Pacific initiative.
Amid the election cycle and never-ending coronavirus pandemic, the best choice for a visit to the United States is not now.
The four foreign ministers basically echoed each other's positions and agreed to meet regularly. The real question, however, is who, if any, will join the Quad next.
An ugly but strategically important debate recently erupted between China and the United States over Taiwan. The truth is, it is really of no concern as long as the debate is placed in the category of a war of abusive language between hawkish dragon slayers ...
“Their eyes fixed on the ballots to be counted starting Nov. 3,” wrote Sylvie Kauffmann of Le Monde for The New York Times, “Western European leaders are hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst.” Alas, here in Tokyo, there are quite similar ...
Tokyo is contemplating setting a new direction for national security policy to cope with missiles targeting Japan.
Everybody seemed to know the result even before the game began. Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party formally began its extraordinary presidential election on Tuesday to choose a successor to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. According to projections by the Japanese media, incumbent Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga ...
Under his diplomatic doctrine, Abe dramatically improved relations with the United States while outstanding issues with Russia and North Korea remained unsolved.
The reaction in Tokyo was mostly even-handed, if a little less enthusiastic than the coverage in the U.S. media.