Tag Archives: Japan

Reimagining China and Asia

How are Asian countries responding to the steady erosion of U.S. power in the region? And how is China playing its hand?

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Arms Sales Push May Further Trump-Abe Bromance

For both Japan and the U.S. to benefit from a shift in trade dynamics between the two countries, weapons may be the best choice for Tokyo and Washington.

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Can Japan Be Great Again?

Shinzo Abe, the reelected Prime Minister, will have a hard time to make his vision of a Japan as the biggest Asian power a reality.

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Japanese Unions: Average or Exceptional?

How does Japan compare to the leading economies for unionization levels?

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East Asia’s Challenge: Resisting Hyper-Nationalism, Not Globalization

Overcoming nationalistic barriers is more urgent than ever for pro-Western Asian countries.

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Voter Turnout in Korea Vs Japan

Similar voting systems yield very different participation rates.

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Japan Loves Hitler

In its shameless pursuit of Japanese suprematism, the Abe government declares Hitler’s racist diatribe as apt literature for schoolchildren.

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Japan and Trump Trade Policy

How will the Trump Administration shift economic and security ties with Japan?

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Asia on the Brink of (Trade) War?

Following the U.S. withdrawal from the TPP, the Asia-Pacific region faces a lot of internal divisions over trade strategies.

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When Japan Attacked Globalism

In a curious role reversal, it was a Japanese Prime Minister who stole the march on Trump and his anti-globalism chants.

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