Best of The Globalist

The Globalist’s Top 10 Features on Japan

Top features on Japan’s uncertain future.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe


  • The Globalist's top article on Japan in 2014 is about economic decline and the lessons for Europe.

[ 1 ] How Japan Bankrupted Itself

By Daniel Stelter | The story of Japan’s decline — and the lessons for Europe.

Published on December 19, 2014

[ 2 ] War and Peace in Asia: There Are Always Choices

By Jean-Pierre Lehmann | China is becoming a global power. Can it break the bellicose pattern set by all previous rising global powers?

Published on February 13, 2014

[ 3 ] Japan: A Polite Nation’s Dark Underbelly

By John West | A poor record on human rights hurts democracy in Japan.

Published on October 8, 2014

[ 4 ] Japan: Where Leaning In Isn’t Enough

By Shihoko Goto | Japan has to bring about a change in the national psyche about women and work.

Published on February 16, 2014

[ 5 ] Japan Must Own Up to Past Actions

By Martin Sieff | Diaoyu Islands: China’s posture reflects Japan’s failure to show contrition for the past.

Published on January 10, 2014

[ 6 ] Japan: From Abenomics to Abeggedon

By Kenneth Courtis | Japan’s lack of political circumspection has economic consequences.

Published on November 26, 2014

[ 7 ] Japan: A Venetian Destiny?

By John West | Japan and Venice share a similar history, but Japan should change course before that history repeats itself.

Published on June 11, 2014

[ 8 ] Japan Rolls the Dice: A Report From Tokyo

By Kenneth Courtis | On the global consequences of a large economy refusing to reform itself.

Published on November 1, 2014

[ 9 ] U.S.-Japan: A Difficult Alliance

By Satish Tandon | What’s at stake in Obama’s April 2014 visit.

Published on April 21, 2014

[ 10 ] Asia’s Scramble for Africa: Who Woos Best?

By Shihoko Goto | China and Japan wage a charm offensive to win access to Africa’s resources.

Published on January 26, 2014

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Responses to “The Globalist’s Top 10 Features on Japan”

If you would like to comment, please visit our Facebook page.

Privacy Preference Center

Necessary Cookies

The use of certain cookies is required for the site to function correctly.



Improve content and site performance.