Japan

On the Latest Tension around the Yasukuni Shr...

3423423423On December 29, 2016, the government of the Republic of Korea expressed its vehement protest to the Japanese authorities about the visit made by the Minister of Defense of Japan, Tomomi Inada, to the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo…

Is it time to Get Rid of the Monument to R...

342312312312There has been a drastic increase in tension in the relations between Japan and the Republic of Korea: the Ambassador in Seoul and the Consul General in Busan have been temporary withdrawn, the talks on foreign exchange swaps have…

Shinzo Abe’s Visit to Pearl Harbor

342342131231During Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe trip to Hawaii, which occurred at the very end of December, he paid a visit to the Pearl Harbor memorial to honor American servicemen who died on December 7, 1941. This day in history was…

On the Сonsequences of the Osprey accident in...

3443423423On the night of December 13 this year, following a failed attempt at landing, an American tilt-rotor aircraft, the MV-22 Osprey, crashed near the coast of Okinawa. Two out of five crew members were injured. Judging by the photos…

75th Anniversary of the Pearl Harbor Attack M...

342231231231The otherwise tried and test allied relations between the US and Japan have a number of historical dates that make everybody feel rather uncomfortable. One can even state that politicians across…

Bright Prospects of Russia-Japan Economic Coo...

34123213123It’s a well-known fact that Japan is one of the most import-dependent countries in the world. All of its energy stations are ruining on imported fuel, since natural resources are scarce in the land of the rising sun. After…

On Shinzo Abe’s visit to America

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Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe’s weeklong trip to the American continent consisted of three consequent steps. The first was a 1.5-hour introductory meeting with the US president-elect, Donald Trump, which was held at the Trump Tower…

Donald Trump and the Fate of the US-Japanese ...

342342312311The results of the US presidential race 2016 might become a formidable challenge for the US-Japanese Alliance. It concerns not only the bilateral relations of the allies in the field of defense enshrined in a number of agreements…

Japan to Join China and US in Contesting Rodr...

342323123123The election of Rodrigo Duterte the President of the Philippines last May was seen as a landmark event in the tricky and dangerous contest unfolding in the waters of the South China Sea and in the Southeast Asia as a whole. Though…

On the Upcoming Visit of the Russian Presiden...

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The subject of the upcoming visit of the Russian President V.V. Putin to Japan, which may result in a radical breakthrough in the development of bilateral relations, is gradually shifting into the focus of the Japanese media…

TICAD VI – an Important Stage in Securi...

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From August 27 to August 28 this year, the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development, TICAD, was held in the Kenyan capital of…

Japan’s at Nuclear Crossroads

5464563435It seems fair that Japan has acquired the image of a “peaceful country,” achieved through the hard work of its citizens through implementing a successful post-war strategy aimed at the reconstruction of destroyed economic infrastructure…


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