Restoring Sino-Japanese Contacts and Russian Interests

The development of the political situation in the Asia-Pacific region is heavily influenced by the system of relations in the…

Why Japan’s Rearmament Might Not Matter

Acrimony and elation erupted on opposing sides of a growing geopolitical rift in the Pacific following Japan's decision to sidestep…

The Inquiry Into The “Abducted Japanese”

Having given a historical essay on the development of the problem in previous material, we now proceed to the current…

Barack and Shinzo Go To War

On July 1st, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe made a decision to allow the use of its armed forces outside…

Japan and the right to collective self-defence

On July 1, 2014, the Japanese Cabinet finally passed a new reinterpretation of Article 9 of the country’s constitution. It…

Japanese Sanctions Against The Russian Federation

As we well know, in March of this year, Japan joined other Western countries in enacting sanctions against the Russian…

Shinzo Abe tests the waters in Europe

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s European tour set to hit a number of countries along with the EU and NATO…

US is Losing its Geo-Political Edge in Asia!

The US  ambitious “pivot” to Asia is not working the way it would have wanted it to. Not only is…

“Sweeping All Away To War…”

On 24 April, during a visit to Tokyo, US President Barack Obama declared that his country has an obligation to…

Is Japan’s Abe Taking his Cues from Cheney’s Washington Friends?

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Since a dispute over ownership of a group of barren and remote islands in the East China Sea—China calls them…

Washington is forcing Japan to adopt a law on state secrets

The new draft law on state secrets, proposed by the government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in October of this…

Troublesome state of Shinzo Abe

The Japanese economy is stagnating the last two decades yet. Its main problems are a declining real sector of the…

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