Can an Osprey Jeopardize US-Japan Relations?

An Osprey is a unique-fish eating bird of prey. This very name is given to the convertiplane V-22, built by Boeing…

Guidelines for Japan-U.S. Defence Cooperation

Winter CruiseCleared for public release by Lt.Cmdr. Brook DeWalt, USS Kitty Hawk Public Affairs Officer
On April 27, 2015, the heads of the U.S. and Japanese Ministries of Defence and Foreign Affairs, through the work…

Shinzo Abe on American Tour

Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe paid an official state visit to the United States, which lasted an unprecedented seven days…

Elections in Japan and Consolidation of the Japan Communist Party Position

On April 12th and 26th in Japan two rounds of elections to local authorities were held. In the first round,…

Battle for Okinawa-2

Since last November, the conflict has sharply escalated between the central government of Japan and local authorities of Okinawa in…

Russia and Japan in the Face of Sanctions

One eloquent expression says: ‘The East is a delicate matter’, and in the contemporary world it is also influence-prone. Japan,…

Japan to offer submarines to India following flying boats

A number of important aspects of the modern international policy touch on the seemingly specific issue of Japan's potential participation…

Transformation of Historical Memory in the United States and Japan

The upcoming anniversary celebrations of the 70th anniversary of World War II inevitably actualize the problems of assessing the nature…

Angela Merkel’s Visit to Japan: the Aspect of Recent History

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s “blitz visit” to Japan on March 9-10 garnered interest on various aspects. Only an urgent need…

Special commission to assess the role of Japan in World War II

The issue of the forthcoming speech of Japan's Prime-Minister Shinzō Abe on the 70th anniversary of the end of World…

What Message is Contained in the Execution of Two Japanese Citizens?

The execution "on video" of two Japanese citizens late in January of this year, carried out by "Islamic terrorists," like…

Political maneuvers in Japan-India-USA triangle

The beginning of 2015 was marked by the activation of political maneuvers in Japan-India-USA strategic triangle. India was the first…

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