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GEOECONOMIC BRIEFING

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.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Feb 22, 2022
What Kishida’s ‘realism diplomacy for a new era’ actually means for Japan
By labeling his foreign policy stance as u201crealism,u201d the prime minister is apparently trying to avoid being criticized by conservative members of the party.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Feb 15, 2022
Who’s really calling the shots in Japan’s Prime Minister’s Office?
Some have suggested that Prime Minister Fumio Kishida may stand to gain from looking to former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's strong approach to the workings of inner government.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Feb 1, 2022
Why economic security in Japan needs to include the defense industry
At present, the defense industry appears to be absent from government efforts to achieve economic security.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jan 25, 2022
Monetary security is a fight over infrastructure financing, currency and sanctions
With the U.S. liberally deploying sanctions and China striving to push its digital yuan, Japan must tread carefully to maintain its own standing.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jan 20, 2022
Japan needs radical change to achieve health security
Health crises, such as the ongoing pandemic, are a national security threat just like major disasters and armed attacks, and preparation is vital.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jan 17, 2022
Why cyber defense in Japan is so unreliable
Despite its technological advances, the country lags in global cybersecurity rankings, having failed to follow a solid policy for embracing modernization.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jan 11, 2022
Firms see U.S.-China tensions as economic security threat, survey shows
Tokyo needs to look at constructing a stable relationship with Washington and Beijing, despite their confrontations, to ease Japanese companies' fears.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jan 3, 2022
Japan's energy dilemma: How to achieve security alongside decarbonization
Tokyo, in its bid to go green, needs to depend on nuclear energy for the time being to achieve its aims, and now is the time for the government to face this issue.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Dec 28, 2021
How Japan should approach military tech competition
It is vital for the nation to grasp the trends in national security and game-changing military technologies that are at the core of economic security.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Dec 9, 2021
Japan must take a multifaceted approach to its economic security
Focusing on collaboration with Washington in a range of areas will help Tokyo to make its presence felt across the Indo-Pacific region.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Dec 3, 2021
What Japan needs to do to boost its economic security
Through its Strategic Headquarters on the Creation of a New International Order, the ruling LDP is hoping to ensure Japan's economy can weather any storm.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Nov 28, 2021
How China became a key player in global decarbonization
The country has pushed ahead with electric vehicles and renewable energy, leaving others struggling to catch up.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Nov 23, 2021
Fundamental shift in business activities vital to Japan's decarbonization
With the goal of carbon neutrality having been announced, Japan needs to begin work immediately to help realize it.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Nov 9, 2021
Why the U.S. is struggling to formulate a trade policy on China
Any measures taken against Beijing could see retaliatory moves leveled at Washington, and could run counter to world efforts for peaceful exchange.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Nov 4, 2021
AUKUS has outlined its potential, but has also left a sour taste
Japan and other nations have greeted the allianceu2019s formation with caution, and at present the true scope of the group remains unclear.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Nov 2, 2021
AUKUS has a significant part to play in the 'new Cold War' against China
The grouping of Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States has beefed up maritime capabilities, but has also created tension and suspicion among friends.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Oct 21, 2021
What needs to change in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan
The world's eyes are shifting to the Asia-Pacific region, and Japan has its part to play alongside the U.S. in maintaining the status quo.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Oct 15, 2021
Japan and U.K. have a major role to play in Afghanistan's future
Defense cooperation between Tokyo and London will be an indispensable pillar to support the next moves taken by Washington in the region.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Oct 12, 2021
How Japan and the U.S. should approach Taliban-ruled Afghanistan
While Washington has financial sanctions to wield, Tokyo has the chance to offer the Afghan people humanitarian assistance.

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