A quasi-alliance with the Philippines will be important for Japan's security and economy, and will complement the two countries' shared concerns about China.
To counter China's destructive Belt and Road Initiative, G7 nations should lead in infrastructure financing based on transparency and fairness.
Beijing's growing influence on the Maldives, already ensnared in China's debt trap, could pose a serious security threat to countries like India and Japan.
As democratic centers of power in Asia, Japan and India are vital partners of the US in countering China's growing hegemonic ambitions in the Indo-Pacific.
Dr Borah argues that Japan and India, both democracies committed to a free and open Indo-Pacific, should strengthen relations irrespective of other countries.
The IMEC corridor will secure regional supply chains, increase trade accessibility, and allow more emphasis on environmental and social issues, say members.
India — which may be about to change its name to Bharat — is friendly to Japan. But can it be a trusted partner given its...
Professor Yuichi Hosoya discusses how the landmark agreement at the recent Camp David trilateral completes Shinzo Abe's vision for a Free and Open Indo-Pacific.
Since 2016, Japan has turned the Free and Open Indo-Pacific from a mere concept to a working framework of engagement with its neighbors. Now, more countries...
Aiming to improve naval interoperability through the Malabar Exercises, the four Quad countries have shared concerns about Chinese aggression in the region.
"The most important thing for us is that there should be no war in our region, including the Taiwan Strait," Taro Aso told a forum in...
The historic agreement aims to reduce dependence on China for rare earth minerals while helping Africa also benefit as international supply chains diversify.