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A sign at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai on July 6
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Dec 7, 2023
How AI fits into China's raft of global initiatives
The administration of President Xi Jinping has recently attached great importance to AI technology and is actively set on promoting it.
U.S. President Joe Biden greets Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Woodside, California, on Nov. 15.
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Nov 21, 2023
'Offensive' and 'defensive' diplomacy: Managing ties with China
Since the 20th National Congress of the CCP, in October last year, Beijing has been seeking to maintain a balance.
Germany, which likely plays a key role in determining Europe’s China strategy, unveiled its 64-page strategy on China on July 13.
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Nov 14, 2023
Germany’s China strategy is epoch-making but ambiguous
While attempting to protect its interests, Berlin has had to deal with business circles attempting to avoid damaging ties with Beijing.
China's dominance in the electric vehicle market has prompted the European Union to take action regarding economic security.
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Nov 7, 2023
How electric vehicles became subject to EU economic security
The bloc has felt the pressure from China in the EV market, leading it to take steps to better protect vehicles, batteries and materials.
An assembly engineer works on a lithography system at chipmaker ASML in Veldhoven, Netherlands, on June 16.
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Nov 2, 2023
How can the EU strengthen its strategic autonomy regarding chips?
The bloc has felt a sense of crisis over the fact that its growth strategy has been largely dependent on third countries.
European Union flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels. European nations have been dealing with a range of geoeconomic changes.
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Oct 12, 2023
European Union being shaken by geoeconomic changes
European countries previously did not see China as a security threat due to their geographical distance. That is starting to change.
China's push to obtain hard power and "meta-power" has seen it lean heavily on its science and technology sectors.
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Sep 28, 2023
China looks to science and technology in its push for more power
Further power could give Beijing the ability to restrict other nations by structuring or restructuring systems, rules or frameworks.
A sign at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai on July 6. AI and quantum information science have recently become a major issue in international politics.
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Sep 26, 2023
How emerging technologies can bring power to states
While the technologies are expected to largely change how militaries, economies and societies are operated, many of their social impacts remain unclear.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off with a payload of 21 Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on Feb. 27.
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Sep 21, 2023
Satellite constellations taking on greater role in Japan's security
As Japan fine-tunes its national security strategy, the importance and future of satellite constellations is being examined.
A screen shows an image of Chinese People's Liberation Army soldiers in Beijing in August last year. The PLA's newspaper recently explained to its readers how ChatGPT can be used for military purposes.
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Sep 12, 2023
Will generative AI hold power in international relations?
The technology has the ability to create influential text and imagery, giving it power to potentially sway public opinion.
Personnel from the Self-Defense Forces take part in a nuclear, biological and chemical weapons exercise at New Chitose airport in Hokkaido in July 2012.
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Sep 7, 2023
Japan has plenty to offer in the field of detecting threats
With the spread of chemical, nuclear and biological weapons, the time is right to put domestic tech to good use.
Members of the Ground Self-Defense Force disembark from a V-22 Osprey aircraft during a live-fire exercise in Gotemba, Shizuoka Prefecture, in May 2022.
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Sep 5, 2023
Why building an effective Japan-U.S. kill chain will enhance defense
The conflict in Ukraine has demonstrated that modern warfare necessitates advanced coordination of operations.
A concept model of the Global Combat Air Programme's fighter jet is displayed at the DSEI Japan defense show at Makuhari Messe in Chiba in March.
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Aug 31, 2023
What the trilateral fighter jet program means for Japan
The program, also involving the U.K. and Italy, is the first such project with countries other than the U.S.
Members of the Philippines, Japan, South Korea, and U.S. armed forces carry national flags during the opening ceremony of joint military exercises in Taguig, Philippines, in October 2022.
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Aug 27, 2023
How Japan can make the most of its latest diplomatic tool
Japan recently decided to establish a policy of Official Security Assistance. But how can it ensure its success?
An S-400 surface-to-air missile system outside the town of Gvardeysk, near Kaliningrad, Russia, in March 2019. The S-400 is one of the defense items India has procured from Russia.
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Aug 15, 2023
A new tide of weapons imports, production and development
Some countries are beginning to diversify when looking for partners for their arms needs.
Bradley Fighting Vehicles on Jan. 25 at the Transportation Core Dock in North Charleston, South Carolina, ahead of shipment as part of a U.S. military aid package to Ukraine.
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Aug 8, 2023
Is China going unchecked while the West supports Ukraine?
Some have criticized Washington's efforts to help Kyiv as having a negative impact on its ability to deter a possible contingency from Beijing.
A local resident stands next to a car in front of a residential building heavily damaged in the course of the Russia-Ukraine war, in the settlement of Toshkivka, in the Luhansk province of Russian-controlled Ukraine on March 24.
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Aug 1, 2023
Mission impossible: How to get Kyiv and Moscow to talk
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's 10-point plan for peace has found some backers, but parts of it have failed to land with everyone.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy holds a news conference during a NATO leaders summit in Vilnius, Lithuania, on July 12.
COMMENTARY / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jul 27, 2023
Volodymyr Zelenskyy: From a weak anti-war leader to a symbol of the fight for liberation
Shifting away from direct negotiations with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukraine's leader has called for weapons and galvanized national unity in the face of war.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy attends a NATO leaders summit in Vilnius, Lithuania, on July 12. The leader's efforts to conduct diplomacy in the face of conflict have drawn comparisons with British wartime leader Winston Churchill.
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jul 20, 2023
Why Zelenskyy's diplomacy is a key factor in Ukraine's efforts to win war
The leader's counteroffensive came at a critical time, sandwiched between two summits — the Group of Seven summit in May and a NATO summit earlier this month.


Tokyo Healthcare University professor Takayuki Mifune explains how he is trying to re-create bonito broth from 1,300 years ago.
The quest to re-create what the Japanese ate 1,300 years ago