The ramifications of the mistake Trump made are so grave that no leader of an ally or friend of American can ignore it.
For Kuni Miyake's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
When it comes to rational, sophisticated and consistent policymaking, dictators like China's Xi Jinping, Russia's Vladimir Putin and Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan have the advantage.
What is truly at stake now is the future of democracy in South Korea.
The conventional wisdom from the past 70-some years in Japan may no longer be conventional anymore.
Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed responsibility, but nobody in Tokyo believes that.
Britain's prime minister shouldn't allow the U.K.-Japan relationship to be unduly defined by a still important but strategically irrelevant issue like whaling.
The Hong Kong authorities cannot simply continue their wack-a-mole game against the protestors.
The South Korean decision will potentially derail the traditional tripartite security alliance mechanism that has stabilized Northeast Asia for the past seven decades.
The dichotomy of the Trump administration is here to stay.
Japan should do what it can under existing laws and regulations. Nothing more and nothing less.