Japan's sustained economic growth and regional stability will not be served if Japan-China relations are securitized.
An effort to tarnish Japan's image in the lead-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is one thing, but misleading the public with unfounded claims that disregard science is quite another.
The government should be wary of alienating an ally that has aided its campaign to improve shareholder returns.
North Korea's possession of an arsenal of nuclear-armed missiles increasingly looks permanent. The U.S. government will continue to refuse to officially recognize this reality, mostly out of deference to Tokyo. However, the region has settled into a new status quo. Pyongyang's apparent strategy is to ...