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Jan 31, 2023
【#1005】What Kishida Can Provide to Ukraine
Takashi Arimoto Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is considering visiting Ukraine. Kishida reportedly wants to visit Ukraine because he will chair this year’s Group of Seven summit in Hiroshima in May and yet he is the only G7 leader who has not met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in person. .... <Read more>
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Jan 25, 2023
【#1004】China Heading for a “Peaking Power Trap”
Hiroshi Yuasa China’s population decreased last year for the first time in 61 years, eight years faster than anticipated by the United Nations World Population Prospects and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. At the same time, gross domestic product growth in 2022 slipped far below the government’s target of 5.5%, indicating .... <Read more>

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【#1003】Japan Should Not Shoulder Unreasonable Responsibility
Nobuko Araki South Korea earlier this month announced a proposal for a government-affiliated foundation to pay compensation on behalf of two Japanese companies ordered by the South Korean Supreme Court to make the payment to Koreans who claim to have been forcefully requisitioned to work in Japan during World War II.

【#1002】Clouds Cast Already over Implementation of 3 Security Documents
Fumio Ota A joint statement on a meeting of the Japan-U.S. Security Consultative Committee in Washington on January 11 said that the Japanese and U.S. foreign and defense ministers at the so-called 2+2 meeting “committed to expand joint/shared use of U.S. and Japanese facilities and to increase bilateral exercises