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.
With the US shifting its focus away from Asia, "Quad-Ex" joint drills could bolster confidence among Quad nations and allies, enhancing Indo-Pacific security.
For the sake of regional peace and stability, a regional security structure like AUKUS is urgently needed to counter China's hegemonic influences.
Faced with a common threat, the time has come for India and Japan to join AUKUS. But key concerns, including India's stance on China, must be...
The Reciprocal Access Agreement signed by the two prime ministers is the most important defense pact between Japan and the UK since 1902.
Japan and its partners can only meet the accelerating significant challenges to a rules-based order posed by North Korea and China by strengthening deterrence.
General Wei Fenghe warned: “If anyone tries to split Taiwan from China, we will not regret paying any price and fight to the end. That path...
Japan’s defense upgrades “will be pushed in the service of regional interests” explains Dr. Philip Shetler-Jones of the London-based Council on Geostrategy.
Recent back-to-back engagements with NATO show Japan’s growing strategic alignment with the EU, while Kishida’s eye on the US-Japan alliance is strong.
Until recently, intelligence sharing with Japan would have been unthinkable, but that changed following serious legislation on protecting official secrets.
Heavily compromised cross-strait relations pose a threat to Japan, whose national security is intrinsically linked with that of Taiwan.
Japan’s exclusion from the grouping is particularly startling considering that it is a key U.S. treaty ally and aligns with all three members on several points,...