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Speaking out

April 23, 2012 The Liberal Democratic Party’s Secretary General Nobuteru Ishihara has postponed his China visit. As his father, Tokyo Governor Shintaro Ishihara, unveiled the Tokyo metropolitan ...

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April 16, 2012 New regime is unstable North Korea held a military parade on April 15 to celebrate the centennial birthday of Kim Il-sung, displaying what seemed to be an intercontinental ballist...

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April 9, 2012 As chair of a committee to invite Dr. Lobsang Sangay, prime minister of the Central Tibetan Administration, the Tibetan government in exile, to Japan, I asked him to attend a symposiu...

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April 2, 2012 For about 10 days in late March, I visited Washington for an exchange of opinions with experts on North Korea and China as well as foreign policy advisers to leading lawmakers. The bi...

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March 26, 2012 The Japan Institute for National Fundamentals will sponsor a seminar on April 3 to mark a visit to Japan by Dr. Lobsang Sangay, Prime Minister of the Central Tibetan Administration, ...

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March 19, 2012 Fiscal consolidation or economic recovery? The unfortunate dichotomy between the two has led Japan to delay a decision. Regarding the government-planned “comprehensive reform of soci...

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Mar 12, 2012 (Mon)

#132 Old Wine in New Bottles

March 12, 2012 When politicians are faced with difficult and unpopular decisions they sometimes choose to avoid taking a stand by purporting to stake out new positions which, in reality, are no cha...

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March 5, 2012 As the United States and North Korea announced their agreement on the North’s nuclear issue on February 29, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton welcomed it as “a modest first step...

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February 27, 2012 Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda made a wrong decision again. As a government advisory panel failed to give recommendations on the revised demarcation of electorates for the House...

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February 20, 2012 Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping ended his five-day U.S. visit on February 17, concluding the trip as China describes “completely successful.” Reasons for the conclusion are unce...

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