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GEOECONOMIC BRIEFING

Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jul 19, 2022
Will the war in Ukraine change the international order?
While the conflict between Russia and Ukraine continues, Japan must remain actively engaged if it is to help protect a functioning global system.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jul 5, 2022
The never-ending process of normalizing China-Japan ties
Shocking global geopolitical events in the past 50 years have changed the context of relations, bringing new challenges to both countries.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jun 30, 2022
Why Japan doesn’t have a concrete China strategy
Post-World War II, Japan has had to contend with its economy, its relationship with China and the United States' influence in the region, leading an uncertain approach to Beijing.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jun 27, 2022
After 50 years of China-Japan economic ties, what comes next?
From the separation of politics and economy to the principle of economic security, the two countries have tried to maintain trade and exchange despite numerous obstacles.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jun 21, 2022
As China's nuclear weapons multiply, U.S. and Japan work on deterrence
Washington, together with Tokyo, has been urging Beijing to halt its arms ambitions, while at the same time boosting its nuclear umbrella in the region.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jun 7, 2022
How China's history of influence operations has affected Japan
From politics to business, Beijing has sought to swing Tokyo's policies and actions in its favor since the mid-1950s.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
May 30, 2022
What does 'normalization' really mean for Japan-China ties?
A look at the history of relations between the two countries shows a delicate balance and coexistence set against recurring tensions.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
May 23, 2022
Can China overcome its barriers to gaining more financial power?
Despite implementing various reforms over the past few decades, the moves of the world's second-largest economy remain only half completed.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
May 12, 2022
How China’s plan to reform the factor market will work to develop its economy
Government documents state that the country is aiming for u201clandmark achievementsu201d in its reform efforts by 2025.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
May 10, 2022
To navigate the Senkaku Islands dispute, look to history
The COVID-19 pandemic, Russiau2019s invasion of Ukraine and the continuing rise of China have changed the world, but Beijing's approach to its territorial claims has also evolved.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Apr 28, 2022
Russian invasion may sway China against a forceful approach to Taiwan
Sanctions, international condemnation and a future threat to leadership could be the results of aggressive unification, if Moscow's action is an indicator.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Apr 25, 2022
China’s 'wolf warrior' diplomacy at a crossroads amid Ukraine crisis
Confrontation between democratic states u2014 including the U.S., Europe and Japan u2014 and authoritarian states centered around China and Russia has become clearer in recent times.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Apr 18, 2022
China’s bid to wage cognitive warfare over democracy and human rights
The Xi administration is attaching particular importance to redefining democracy and human rights, and other countries are getting behind it.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Apr 5, 2022
The real reason behind China’s repression of ethnic minorities
Beijing officially recognizes 56 ethnic groups, but their treatment has been far from equal over the past decades.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Mar 31, 2022
How China aims to treat Hong Kong's explosive COVID-19 outbreak
Hong Kong had been relatively successful in containing the virus until the emergence of the omicron variant.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Mar 28, 2022
Initiating dialogue on universal values is essential for Japan and China
Fifty years after normalizing ties, the two nations are still only halfway down the road to improving their relationship.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Mar 21, 2022
Why China has failed to build 'great power relations' with the U.S.
Fifty years on from the Shanghai Communique, the nations have failed to reach a concrete understanding, despite changes in leadership.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Mar 15, 2022
China faces mounting challenges amid wealth gap and other social issues
President Xi Jinping is facing serious barriers to his goal of unifying "Chinese people of all ethnic groups."
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Mar 7, 2022
Untangling the roots of the instability in Japan and China's relationship
As the two nations mark the 50th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic ties, military tensions and economic interdependence lie at the heart of their ongoing friction.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Mar 1, 2022
The Beijing Games — the start of the end of China’s ‘COVID zero’ policy?
With its strict restrictions on peopleu2019s movements, the country has faced a critical test in staging the Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

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