The importance of Okinawa is about deterrence. Demonstrate you're a serious military with lots of partners and an enemy is less likely to try his luck...
While seeking global food and economic security, leaders at the G7 Hiroshima Summit expressed strong opposition to the use of force or coercion anywhere.
British PM Sunak said that President Zelenskyy's in-person G7 Hiroshima Summit visit sent "a powerful message about the unity and determination of members."
Bringing the 2023 G7 Hiroshima Summit to a close, PM Kishida called on all those assembled in his hometown to "believe in humanity and demand peace."
A G7 Hiroshima Leaders' Communique was released a day ahead of schedule, preceding a short meeting of Quad leaders and talks with President Zelenskyy.
Representatives of Japan and Europe have bluntly told the leaders of China that they abhor its tacit support for Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Japan's leaders need to put their political lives on the line to negotiate seriously with China. Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi's visit failed to do that.
The PLA's navy drill with aircraft carrier Shandong is another sign that China aims to deter or defeat any third-party intervention in the Indo-Pacific.
Japanese Ambassador Yamagami's caution of "Remain vigilant on China" seems not to have gone down well with his counterpart in Australia from Beijing.
Beijing's militarization of the South China Sea renders negotiations futile and could prompt the Philippines to seek an alliance with ASEAN.
Do you think we'd have heard about the Chinese spy balloon over the US (or over other countries) if a Montanan hadn't looked up and taken...
The spy balloon reaffirms that a "US-China war" by other means is already underway. But given the strange timing, was it just a test or something...