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January 14, 2020   On January 10, Japan’s Defense Minister Taro Kono ordered a team of a destroyer and patrol aircraft from the Maritime Self-Defense Force to go to Middle Eastern waters. Most of...

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January 14, 2020   Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare released a draft guideline on corporal punishment on December 3 before the revised Child Abuse Prevention Act takes effect in April. ...

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January 8, 2020   Japan in the Reiwa Era from May 2019 must resolve important, difficult challenges involving national fundamentals one by one. In contrast to the 30-year Heisei Era when we benefitt...

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January 7, 2020   North Korea held a plenary meeting of the Central Committee of the Korean Workers' Party for four days from December 28. Although some 300 full and candidate members of the Central...

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December 23, 2019   The year 2019 saw a great transition in the world’s postwar regime. It does not matter whether the transition is right or wrong, or whether it meets the established values or not...

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December 17, 2019   The 16-nation Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was supposed to create the world’s largest trading bloc. But India’s withdrawal from the RCEP has undercut that o...

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December 16, 2019   There are two events occurring in regard to Japan-South Korea relations. A bilateral director-general level meeting on export control on strategic goods was held in Tokyo on Dece...

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December 12, 2019   The international community especially Western countries are casting stern eyes on the suppression of Tibetan and Uyghur human rights in China, the world’s second largest militar...

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December 11, 2019   A Japan-South Korea director-general level dialogue on export control next week is attracting attention. The recent entanglement over the General Security of Military Informat...

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December 9, 2019   Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is reportedly planning to visit Japan soon. His hope to visit Japan was conveyed to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe by Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Ab...

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