Shihoko Goto

Shihoko Goto is the senior associate for Northeast Asia at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. [Washington, D.C, United States]

Japan’s Emperor, the Revolutionary

How the constitutional monarch may be able to set the tone for social change in Japan.

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Japan’s Abe Closer to His Dream

Can Japan financially afford to be the muscular regional leader that Abe and the ruling LDP want it to be?

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The Continental Unease of Britain and Japan

Why some Japanese are particularly sympathetic toward the pro-Brexit camp.

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What Asia Should Learn From Trump’s Rise

Trump’s ability to tap into the fears of those who feel marginalized is hardly unique to the United States.

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Taiwan’s New President: An Unwitting Social Revolutionary

Tsai may well come to redefine female leadership in Asia.

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Japan-U.S: The WikiLeaks Blow Beyond TPP

U.S. spying endangers expanded security engagements and trade with Japan.

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Keeping China In or Out? Beijing Vs. Washington on TPP

Global economic diplomacy gets more complicated as China plays its cards.

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China-South Korea: Misguided Romance in East Asia?

Just how serious is this fledgling romance between Seoul and Beijing?

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Finger-Wagging Over Asian Health Risks

Premiums for health risks could move Asia toward a better habitat, but a tenser trade environment.

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Will a Mouse Find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

The search for MH370 is proof that crowdsourcing will become a vital part of aid and rescue efforts in the future.

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