The Biden administration’s 2022 National Defense Strategy calls for strengthening deterrence against China, so why did it exclude a key regional player?
Regrettably, most Westerners have a similar historical perception. To correct the wrong perception, Japan has no choice but to proactively promote external communications.
The failure to listen to island residents and experts with contradicting views contributes to one-sided reporting that perpetuates falsehoods and damages bilateral relations.
According to the Latin expression, "SI VIS PACEM, PARA BELLUM," if you want peace, prepare for war. Ukraine wasn’t ready. And Japan?
To achieve decarbonization and sustain it, you have to use nuclear power in coordination with hydroelectricity or other sources.
Japan’s acceptance of U.S. missiles against China would realistically pave the way for U.S.-China disarmament talks.
Hinting at a deeper intra-party struggle, the final resolution recognizes former party leaders whose historical roles were left out in the original. Will Japan become a...
Pointing out two glaring false narratives by foreign countries, the Japan Institute for National Fundamentals will ask the Kishida administration to emphasize public relations for historical...
Narrowing the income gap is important, but the virtuous cycle of growth and distribution can be achieved only if a pie exists for distribution.
A weekly magazine story reports the prominent Diet member berating a bureaucrat about the risks of nuclear energy. The author examines his possible motives.
As China expands its military activities, Japan and the U.S., while maintaining vigilance, must engage more directly with and involve Taiwan in the region’s defense.
Constitutional revision would mean waking up, when the Japanese put under a spell by the American Occupation still prefer to slumber in their defeat.