The new lineup is remarkably consistent with that of its predecessor, a government forged under the influence of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
The Beijing government is furious nevertheless, denouncing Nancy Pelosi's visit in strident language and promising countermeasures to ensure that no one gets the wrong idea.
The Taliban regime is behaving as expected, turning the country into a breeding ground for international terrorism, narcotics trafficking, and mass migration.
Commemorating the end of World War II can be a sensitive moment in Japan. How to honor the slain prime minister is now another one.
It is well past time for the community of nations to impose sanctions against Myanmar's military government and its key supporters after the execution of pro-democracy activists.
Yuzuru Hanyu, who recently announced his retirement, redefined the sport of skating.
Prime Minister Kishida's actions after the election win will reveal the power that Abe's name retains and the immediate prospects for his legacy.
Japan is a democracy, so the attack on former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Nara on Friday is an attack on us all.
If peace in the Asia-Pacific and around the world is to be strengthened and secured, NATO and its partners must make their summit pledges meaningful.
The Osaka court abdicated its fundamental job by deferring to public opinion rather than determining whether a right was either constitutional or not in its same-sex marriage ruling.
According to SIPRI, after a marginal decrease in the number of warheads in 2021, nuclear arsenals are expected to grow over the coming decade.
If the prospect of mass starvation in distant countries due to the Ukraine war is not horrific enough to motivate the world to take action, self-interest should.
The recent "Quad" summit hastily attended by Australia’s new prime minister, Anthony Albanese, showed he knows how to move quickly. He must not let up on that pace.
With the U.S. being Japan’s only ally, Biden's reiteration that their bilateral alliance is the cornerstone of peace in the Indo-Pacific is more than diplomatic boilerplate.
Southeast Asia wants the U.S. to remain deeply engaged in regional affairs but not exacerbate tensions with China.
By establishing a buyers’ cartel to impose a price cap on Russian crude, the West could achieve its goal of defunding Russia's war machine.
Full reunification is difficult to imagine, but there are many possible arrangements that fall short of that.
Famed Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake didn’t just dress his clients, he challenged them.
Lost billions, graft probes, and broken dreams are the result of over-ambitious goals to build a leading chip sector.
The Keynesian demand policy to stimulate economic activity will merely fuel inflation, for which the ECB will rightly be blamed if it keeps buying government bonds.
European corporate profits are soaring but employees hoping for a big raise face disappointment.