Stephen Nagy

For Stephen Nagy's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

A reset in Japan-China relations?

Commentary / Japan | C Commentary Oct 24, 2019

A reset in Japan-China relations?

Comparing the state of Japan-China relations in the wake of Shinzo Abe's return to the prime ministership in December 2012 to today, the bilateral relationship has come back to a semblance of normality. During this transition period, we had Japanese and Chinese ambassadors dueling on ...

Japan's Hong Kong conundrum

Commentary / Japan Sep 26, 2019

Japan's Hong Kong conundrum

Liberal democratic societies such as Japan should see the Hong Kong protests as the first volley in a protracted cyber struggle that could undermine their open societies.

Japan's Indo-Pacific dream or nightmare?

Commentary / Japan Aug 22, 2019

Japan's Indo-Pacific dream or nightmare?

Unfinished political reform, militarization, technological authoritarianism, the politicization of history and great power rivalry is stressing the Indo-Pacific region and Tokyo's attempts to inculcate a rules-based order into the region.