If the Japan-U.S. summit between Joe Biden and Yoshihide Suga in Washington should prompt a furious reaction from China, it will only move Tokyo and Washington closer together.
For Kuni Miyake's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Make no mistake, Japan only wishes to see stability in the Gulf and ultimately a free and open Indo-Pacific region.
Last week, a massive container ship wedged itself between both banks of the Suez Canal in Egypt, completely blocking the waterway and affecting 10% of the world’s trade traffic. I could not keep silent about the matter, having been to the canal several times, ...
Tokyo should think seriously about Japan’s options to deal with a Taiwan contingency.
Were the Tokyo and Seoul two-plus-two meetings successful? For Japan, it was a great beginning and much more successful than expected.
The Biden administration should not, and most likely will not, repeat the same mistakes the Trump administration made vis-a-vis North Korea.
My American friend in San Francisco said he could not believe Japan could not shoot at invading foreign vessels. His comment hit the nail on the head.
Yoshiro Mori reportedly decided to resign immediately after the remarks. It was the secretariat of the organizing committee who strongly pleaded with him to stay in his position.
The March 11, 2011, earthquake’s impact on the people and government of Japan has been both physical and philosophical.
Whatever the reason, China was clever enough to take advantage of the omission of one-China discussions in the U.S. readout to make the narrative conform to their interests.