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.
Tokyo should take note of India’s case and realize that favorable trade relations with China will not stop Beijing’s military aggression and attempted land grabs.
Japan’s new foreign minister, Yoshimasa Hayashi, is a compromised man, distrusted by many in public and his party for his family’s “friendship” with China.
China continues to ignore international law in the South China Sea and militarize the artificial islands it has created there.
The Prime Minister insists the Japanese abductees must be returned. His democratic credentials make him a key figure in global politics.
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...
Yoshimasa Hayashi in a parliamentarian group recently promised to provide across-the-board cooperation with Beijing. He’ s now Japan’s foreign minister.
While the core of the problem is the insolent behavior of China and Russia, it is also a fact that Japan has fallen short of building...
Local assembly members throughout Japan have been unafraid to call out China by name on its human rights abuses. The Japanese government must find similar courage.
Neither Xi Jinping nor Joe Biden wanted to appear soft in their virtual showdown. With China now sprinting forward in a nuclear arms race with the...