Cross-linked in each others' visions for a prosperous and peaceful Indo-Pacific, Japan also shared a role in democratic India's rise to the 5th largest economy.
The Chinese Communist Party National Congress begins in mid-October, with implications for China's domestic stability and the security of its neighbors.
Taiwan will be at the top of the agenda when Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada holds talks in the Pentagon with his American counterpart, Lloyd Austin.
Former US Diplomat and Marine Officer Grant Newsham shares an instructive conversation about the Chinese mindset on Japan and threats to peace in the region.
However, Xi is seeking an unprecedented 3rd term in office at the CCP's autumn national party congress and wants to avoid risks that could threaten his...
The country has defaulted on $51 billion USD of foreign debt, while warning of worsening fuel and food shortages amidst continuing public outrage.
NATO says China is striving to subvert the rules-based international order as Yoon Suk-Yeol and Fumio Kishida meet for the first time in Madrid.
Japan’s security environment is harsher than NATO’s and the menace is not limited to Russia. Spending more than 2% of GDP is critical for national security.
North Korea launched 6 missiles days after taking over as chair of the UN Conference on Disarmament, highlighting the threat it poses and the UN’s dysfunction.
Japan, the US and Australia must follow through on promises made in Tokyo to help the Pacific Island nations on climate change, illegal fishing and other...
Mitsubishi and BAE break new ground in the new ASDF jet fighter program as Japan diversifies its defense partnerships.
The fact that the commander of the collective eastern forces felt a sense of crisis about China’s military readiness and made the problem public is noteworthy.