China says its ban on Japanese seafood is about Fukushima Daiichi, but facts say it's economic coercion. Japan's strategic response should include these points.
Flight recorder data from the doomed helicopter, along with information from similar incidents, is helpful when assessing what could have caused the crash.
South Korea has yet to return a cultural property stolen from Japan. It needs to learn to separate judicial procedure from biased historical narratives.
Tokyo is hesitant to name China as the target of its semiconductor export controls. But it should not distort basic principles out of fear of retaliation.
Unless Japan stands by the security documents, which could involve the use of civilian airports and seaports, the US might lose confidence in Japan as an...
While any improvement in Japan-South Korea relations is welcome, resolution of the wartime labor issue will only be temporarily if it ignores the 1965 treaty.
Constitutional guarantees on freedom of religion are collapsing as PM Kishida and the Diet follow Nara police, blaming the Unification Church for Abe's death.
Japan's geopolitical neighborhood faces a triple crisis, but most Diet members are focused on trivia instead of protecting the people and our homeland.
The premise of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty has collapsed. Threatened by North Korea and others, Japan needs a new approach to nuclear deterrence.
Given that the Japanese economy is still mired with deflation, Japan should issue defense bonds as a balance between economic growth and national defense.
"Professor Pałasz-Rutkowska’s two-volume work on Polish-Japanese relations is a detailed account of more than 110 years of this friendship” ーYoshiko Sakurai
The Biden administration’s 2022 National Defense Strategy calls for strengthening deterrence against China, so why did it exclude a key regional player?