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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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July 1, 2019            “Japan’s fate was changed by the United States twice in history - the arrival of Commodore Matthew Perry’s black ship in 1853 and Japan’s defeat by the U.S. in World War I...

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June 24, 2019            Now that the Group of 20 summit for multilateral cooperation after the 2008 financial crisis has weakened its coordinating function, the flow of the whole conference will...

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June 17, 2019            Massive protest demonstrations came in Hong Kong against a measure to put the autonomous region under the Chinese Communist Party’s suppressive regime. As the extradition...

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