Germany today reflects Japan's future.
The loss of President George H.W. Bush symbolizes the end to the era of elite U.S. statesmanship.
For many in Tokyo, the news about Carlos Ghosn was a shock but not a surprise.
It is much easier to globalize economic systems, but it is still very difficult to globalize the minds of human beings.
Japan remains concerned about what U.S. President Donald Trump will do or not do next.
If the South Koreans remain obsessed with the past and do not respect the rule-based international system, they are committing international political suicide.
It's high time for the people and the government of Japan to change the postwar approach, because endless discussions will never make a difference.
Despite the current difficulties, the U.S. cannot discard Saudi Arabia.
The Khashoggi crisis is the first and probably the biggest test for Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman as a leader of Saudi Arabia.
Tokyo will continue to be the capital that is most concerned about North Korean medium-range ballistic missiles armed with nuclear warheads.