Building a U.S. strategy on false premises and no overarching goals is hugely problematic.
For Stephen R. Nagy's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Japan and other middle powers need to come together to provide critical life support for the international order.
Japan needs to continue to convey to Beijing that the new national security law must be carefully implemented to ensure the "One country, two systems" model stays intact.
With anti-Chinese sentiment on the rise, crafting rational foreign policy will be increasingly a difficult needle to thread.
A smart China strategy must aim to hold China to its own principles when dealing with all other states.
Japan and other like-minded states must build multilateral mechanisms to create greater resilience against punitive economic tactics.
Japan can lead the way in building an alliance to blunt China's advances.
As “real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance,” the realization of the "Chinese Dream" will require the courage to face the shortcomings that led to the COVID-19 pandemic.
China continues to destabilize the Indo-Pacific and try to reshape the international order in order to achieve regional dominance.
The COVID-19 pandemic that emerged out of China has challenged all countries and regions where it has spread, including Japan. The question for most as the sense of crisis builds is what is the correct approach to take to mitigate an outbreak that could ...