Robert D. Kaplan

For Robert D. Kaplan's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Commentary / World Sep 16, 2015

Europe's new geography

Only by repairing its balance sheet through fundamental economic and monetary reforms can the EU possibly ameliorate the continent's other problems.

Editorials Sep 27, 2011

Health side of tobacco tax

Health and welfare minister Yoko Komiyama on Sept. 9 said that the price of a pack of cigarettes should be raised ¥100 each year to around ¥700 at least and the jurisdiction of tobacco-related administration should be transferred from the Finance Ministry to her ...