OBOR? Oh boy

The ultimate goal of the OBOR plan is to provide the cornerstone of a regional and global order led by ...

May 17, 2017

North Korea greets President Moon with a slap

If South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, entertained for a moment the idea that North Korea would give him an opportunity to test his readiness to engage, those hopes died Sunday when Pyongyang tested a new intermediate-range missile.

May 15, 2017

The 'WannaCry' wake-up call

The deepening integration of information technologies into all facets of daily life has created dangerous vulnerabilities that need to be addressed.

May 8, 2017

An alternative to the Henoko plan

Instead of clinging to the Henoko plan, the Abe administration should at least explore an alternative to the Futenma relocation project, which could prevent its confrontation with Okinawa from developing into a situation in which local sentiment deepens against the U.S. military presence on ...

May 5, 2017

The future of Imperial succession

By offering legislation that would only apply to the current emperor's abdication and not facing other problems with the Imperial family, the Abe administration is merely kicking the can down the road.