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Speaking out

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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July 16, 2019 Japan’s relations with South Korea have persistently been deteriorating. I have been checking the situation in Seoul since July 13. South Korean conservative leaders agree that the Mo...

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July 16, 2019            Comfort Women and Sex in the Battle Zone (Hamilton Books), an English translation of a book by Japanese modern historian Ikuhiko Hata, has won this year’s Japan Study Spe...

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July 16, 2019            On July 9, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford unveiled a plan for the United States to form a coalition of willingness with allies in a few weeks to ...

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July 8, 2019            Japan resumed commercial whaling in its 200-mile exclusive economic zone on July 1 after its notification of the withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission on De...

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