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GEOECONOMIC BRIEFING

Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
May 11, 2023
Reconstructing the shaken international security order
In order to counter attempts by China and Russia to change the status quo by force, it is necessary to recover, expand and strengthen the credibility of the military alliance led by the U.S.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
May 4, 2023
War in Ukraine will set a course for international order — whatever the outcome
While the beginning, middle and end of the conflict will each have a significant impact on the future of fighting, it remains to be seen yet what direction events will take.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Apr 27, 2023
It's time for the U.S. to rediscover its role in the G7
While President Joe Biden should be strengthening his country"s relations with its allies and partners, he is instead struggling to balance foreign and domestic policy priorities.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Apr 24, 2023
Challenges await EU over continued assistance to Ukraine
The European Union has remained a primary supporter of Ukraine by providing ongoing aid. Yet, the bloc is facing questions over disunity and apathy.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Apr 18, 2023
Ahead of G7 Hiroshima summit, Japan should examine past contributions
Cooperating with NATO and getting the so-called Global South involved in global security is a vital next step.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Apr 13, 2023
Why Japan and the G7 must take notice of the Global South
Amid the rise of authoritarian regimes, unity among the G7 countries, with their shared values, has become increasingly significant.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Apr 6, 2023
New risks emerge as Xi administration moves ahead toward a dead end
China"s leadership is not following existing rules in the global community as it tries to achieve the rejuvenation of its country.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Mar 23, 2023
China determined not to be slowed by U.S. chip controls
Sanctions instigated by Washington in October have made it virtually impossible to transfer advanced chip and supercomputer technology to China.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Mar 16, 2023
Finding a way to manage China's protectionism in procurement
In recent years there has been a growing trend of Chinese authorities giving preferential treatment to domestic products and pressuring foreign firms to transfer tech.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Mar 2, 2023
How Xi Jinping is fortifying China's economic security
Authorities in Beijing are working to build a strategy of obtaining economic predominance by using China"s strengths, such as its price competitiveness.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Mar 1, 2023
How Japan and its businesses should respond to U.S. economic security policies
Washington"s moves against Beijing in semiconductors and other fields have put Tokyo and other global players in a delicate situation.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Feb 23, 2023
New challenges have forced Japanese companies to address economic security
Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, the international situation surrounding Japan has changed drastically.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Feb 21, 2023
Why pharmaceuticals are a key issue in the ongoing U.S.-China conflict
Beijing has control over the chokepoints — active pharmaceutical ingredients and raw materials — of pharmaceutical supply chains.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Feb 16, 2023
Looking back 20 years to learn lessons from the U.S.-Japan chip war
Today, China has military ambition that Japan did not, and the U.S. doesn’t have the monopoly on chip technologies that it once had.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jan 31, 2023
Why the semiconductor competition between the U.S. and China is significant
Washington is trying to strengthen the superiority of the U.S. and other Western countries in areas of technology so that it becomes difficult for China to catch up.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jan 26, 2023
Japan's future security lies in a ‘denial and competition’ strategy
The gap between the defense capabilities of China and Japan is widening at a tremendous pace, giving Tokyo cause to think carefully.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jan 10, 2023
Japan needs a full overhaul of its approach to security
The government recently released its latest defense documents u2014 yet there is still much more to be considered.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jan 5, 2023
War in Ukraine highlights importance of cutting-edge technology in conflict
Deployment of artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies are key to progress in military conflicts.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Dec 20, 2022
In dealing with Beijing, Tokyo must adopt a strong security front
Chinau2019s military expansion and its challenges to the existing international order have had a significant effect on the defense policies of Japan and the U.S., not to mention Taiwan.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Dec 15, 2022
New national security strategy needs to respond to realities on three fronts
With China, North Korea and Russia each posing a different problem, Japan's security strategy must shift to realistic strategies that cope with and deter existing threats.

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