The Reciprocal Access Agreement signed by the two prime ministers is the most important defense pact between Japan and the UK since 1902.
The National Security Strategy cautions that China presents the most consequential and systemic challenge to the US and the free and open international system.
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.
Cooperation among the four Malabar powers now only extends to the maritime realm and not to land. Human security too will need to become a focus...
Abe's impact was global, as four former Australian PMs were there to attest, and another message: that Japanese society will not accept political assassination.
Taking advantage of the Islands’ poverty, China is gradually upping the ante in the maritime realm in and around Australia and New Zealand’s strategic backyard.
Abe’s legacy included overseeing a dramatic shift in Japan’s whaling policy, from the decision to withdraw from the IWC to the restart of commercial whaling.
Much of North Korean diplomacy seems to be done ad-hoc. “It is person-based,” said Swedish Ambassador Jonas Michael Wendel in an online symposium in the UN....
Skillfully translated by Graham B Leonard, the author takes an historical journey into the regional vision of postwar Prime Minister Masayoshi Ohira.
The Akatsuki Five, playing without injured forward Yuta Watanabe, showcased their long-range shooting skills throughout the game.
Abe had a strategic vision for Japan, recognizing that it could no longer sit quietly, writing the occasional check, while events unfolded around it.
Messages of shock and grief are coming in from heads of government, remembering the former prime minister of Japan as a “towering global statesman.”