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August 29, 2016      When I watched the video footage of ballistic missile launch by North Korea from a submarine on August 24, I found white powdery smoke emitted from the missile and suspected t...

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August 22, 2016      U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s remark on the Japanese constitution on August 15 has become controversial in Japan. When criticizing Republican presidential nominee Donald Tru...

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August 15, 2016      Peace in Asia demands a proactive Japan. The issue Japan faces today is not whether it should remain pacifist but whether it can afford to stay passive in regional and interna...

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August 8, 2016      As the writer of Part I (World Military Situation) of Japan’s defense white paper for 1987, I would like to comment on this year’s version. The latest defense white paper fails...

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August 5, 2016      Excerpts of a joint application for the inscription of documents on comfort women for the wartime Japanese Imperial Army on the UNESCO Memory of the World list were released on...

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August 1, 2016      Based on a Tokyo-Seoul agreement late last year, the South Korean government launched the Reconciliation and Healing Foundation on July 28 to support former comfort women. At a...

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July 25, 2016      Ronald Reagan became the first U.S. presidential candidate to adopt the slogan “Make America Great Again” in 1980. Although liberals had criticized Reagan as short-sighted and d...

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July 19, 2016      In the wake of a ruling by an international arbitral tribunal that denied China’s claim to sovereignty on the South China Sea, the Chair’s Statement at the 11th Asia-Europe Meet...

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July 13, 2016      An arbitral ruling has come out on a Philippine-China dispute over the South China Sea. The ruling on July 12 denied China’s claim to historic rights in the sea within the so-ca...

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July 11, 2016      Through the July 10 House of Councilors election, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and Komeito, plus their allies who favor constitutional amendment, won a two-thirds majorit...

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