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September 17, 2019   John Bolton has left his position as national security adviser in the U.S. Trump administration. His presence in the administration was particularly big on North Korea. Bolton w...

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September 9, 2019   Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s 27th meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, which took place in Vladivostok on September 5, made no progress in Japan-Russia negotiations on a...

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September 2, 2019   The U.S. government has taken a definite position of strongly criticizing South Korean President Moon Jae In for deciding to terminate the General Security of Military Informatio...

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August 26, 2019   On August 22, South Korea’s Moon Jae In government decided to terminate the General Security of Military Information Agreement between South Korea and Japan, known as GSOMIA, for b...

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August 19, 2019   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...

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August 5, 2019   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...

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August 5, 2019   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 causin...

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August 5, 2019   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 presid...

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July 29, 2019            China released its first defense white paper in four years on July 24. It is titled “China’s National Defense in the New Era” maybe because it is the first report since t...

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July 22, 2019            Why are Japanese media reports distorted when it comes to South Korea? Some media reports have described Japan’s tightened control on semiconductor material exports to So...

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