The Chinese government claims that the Senkaku Islands — very much part of Japanese territory in Okinawa — are attached to Taiwan.
Beijing’s immense economic stakes in extracting hydrocarbon resources from the East China Sea are directly linked to its self-professed territorial claims.
The biggest challenge for the upcoming Quad meeting will be India’s reluctance to take a strong stance when it comes to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
In April, the Indian government refused to allow a Self-Defense Forces plane carrying humanitarian aid to Ukraine to land in India.
It is wrong to give Russia the means to pay the costs of its war of aggression by purchasing its oil and gas, even if phasing...
Japan relies on overseas imports for most of its energy resources; its energy security must not be compromised by the escalating tensions in Ukraine.
The Japanese government has come out clearly condemning Russia’s acts of violence. Corporate Japan should pull out of the Sakhalin projects.