“The statues have nothing to do with peace," explained South Korean scholar Lee Wooyoun, "and erecting them makes the bilateral...
Shinzo Abe leaves behind a rich legacy of policy, quiet, effective leadership, and a “normalizing” Japan that has left the traumas of the 20th century behind.
The changes, effective October 11, remove the daily cap, encourage individual tourism and reinstate visa waivers for the first time since April 2020.
“The region’s environmental issues have become security issues,” says concerned Iwakuni City Council member Takashi Ishimoto.
International investigators must next turn their attention to the growing evidence of massacres in Izyum, as well as in Bucha and in other areas in Ukraine.
A special report on the royal funeral and Japan’s relationship with the royal family by Duncan Bartlett at Queen Elizabeth Hall in Westminster, London.
The new law helps to identify and limit national security threats, but concerns remain about allowing foreign ownership of lands near “vigilance areas.”
Democracies around the world cannot ignore the destabilization of East Asia. They should be prepared to stand up to China and Russia when necessary.
Cybersecurity has become a key component of national security, and the government has a critical role to play to protect citizens and private property.
Only top-level negotiations backed by pressure from the United States and other international communities will break the deadlock.
India and Japan are mutually important to each other and share some common goals. But there are differences, including in relations with Russia and China.
While tourists arrive in Japan again, Shinzo Abe’s work also continues, edging Japan toward normalcy in foreign policy and pride in cultural heritage.