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Aug 20, 2019
【#614】Constitution’s Article 9 Impedes Japan-U.S. Alliance
Tadae Takubo On the 74th anniversary of the end of the Pacific War, I feel that the world is entering a new phase as the international situation has been reversed since years just after the war. I want Japan as a whole to wake up as soon as possible. When the war ended, the U.S.-led allied forces devised systems to prevent Japan and Germany .... <Read more>
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Aug 07, 2019
【#613(Special)】“Postwar Disease” behind Hagiuda Bashing
Yoshiko Sakurai On July 26, Koichi Hagiuda, executive acting secretary-general of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, appeared on the online Genron TV over which I preside. On the July 30 issue of the Asahi Shimbun newspaper, reporter Takahiro Okubo wrote that Hagiuda mentioned the replacement of Tadamori Oshima as .... <Read more>

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【#612(Special)】Rebutting President Moon’s Criticism against Japan
Tsutomu Nishioka On August 2, when Japan decided to drop South Korea from a list of the countries subject to preferential trade treatments, South Korean President Moon Jae In blamed Japan for causing an “unusual diplomatic and economic situation” at the outset of an extraordinary cabinet meeting he convened. However, his argument

【#611】Is “Coexistence” Possible with a Hegemonic China?
Yasushi Tomiyama Two former senior U.S. government officials, who are likely to lead a foreign policy and national security team if the Democratic Party wins back the White House in the 2020 presidential election, have contributed a joint article to the September/October issue of the U.S. foreign policy magazine Foreign Affairs, calling