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 2022 Defense of Japan white paper shows Tokyo would deplore an invasion of Taiwan by China which would stir up a devastating conflict in the...
Coordinating operations, circling Japan and entering contiguous waters, warships of the Chinese and Russian navies are testing Japan’s defenses.
A “unilateral change of the status quo by force must never be allowed in the Indo-Pacific, especially in East Asia” ー PM Fumio Kishida.
“Tongans know their needs better than foreign visitors. Aid needs to be reframed as solidarity, not as benevolence.”
At the Japan-US Security Consultative Committee (2+2) talks, both sides stressed the need to “closely coordinate” on options, including the ability to strike enemy bases.
China’s former Foreign Minister Qian Qichen says in a book: “Japan was the weakest link in the western nations’ united front on sanctions on China.” Japan...
Heavily compromised cross-strait relations pose a threat to Japan, whose national security is intrinsically linked with that of Taiwan.
Thirteen of the 20 members of the new Cabinet are first-timers, while holdovers are confirmed for three key positions.
A visit to Yasukuni Shrine honors those who died in Japan’s past wars and reaffirms the nation’s resolve to renounce war and safeguard the peaceful lives...
The Chinese authorities’ readiness to use the coast guard law is aimed at establishing Chinese control inside the first island chain in East Asia.
The “Defense of Japan 2021” white paper is one among many manifestations of an international pushback against China and strengthening the strategic environment across the Indo-Pacific.