Britain’s new Prime Minister Liz Truss takes office to daunting economic challenges at home and Japan’s hopes of increased engagement in the Pacific.
Liz Truss is eager to cooperate closely with allies in Asia, especially Japan. However, she regards China as a threat to the UK’s national security.
China’s actions against Japan are a signal to deter its pursuit of the free and open Indo-Pacific and dampen Tokyo’s growing global profile and regional voice.
The Eighth Tokyo International Conference on African Development will be held August 27-28 as Russia and China seek to extend their influence in the continent.
This is the first time in history that the US has embraced a Japanese strategy as its own. India, Australia, and even Europe have endorsed it.
PRC live fire exercise near Taiwan evoked chilling images of war (and the PLA in action) just as Japan was remembering the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
The misgivings of opposition politicians do not hold sway. A state funeral for a former prime minister of Shinzo Abe’s caliber provides an opportunity for “condolence...
The late Shinzo Abe’s long connection with India and support from all sides of the political spectrum leaves the relationship growing in a good direction.
Looking to the US, strategists have largely overlooked the foresight and foundational role that Japan has played, starting with Shinzo Abe.
The former Japanese prime minister was a rare leader with a global perspective on foreign policy, explains former US Marine Corps colonel Grant Newsham.
Abe’s diplomacy was firmly rooted in clearly expressed ideals for which he won increasing international understanding through concrete actions.
Within a divided world, Abe’s most defining legacy for Japan, the regional and global community, was that he built a united democratic Indo-Pacific coalition.