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February 10, 2017

Japan
Abenomics Backgrounder Yen Abenomics and the Japanese Economy

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has introduced audacious economic policies to combat deflation, but the U.S. withdrawal from TPP and other factors have complicated his efforts.

May 9, 2017

Global
Play RTX2AJJB_EC.jpg A Path Forward: A Conversation With Richard N. Haass and the Council of Councils

Experts present the findings of the 2016–2017 Council of Councils Report Card and discuss implications for global cooperation.

February 4, 2016

Trade
TPP Tobacco Exception Proves the New Rule in Trade

The special exemptions for tobacco products in the TPP trade deal say less about cross-border investment rules generally, and more about the unique nature of tobacco under U.S. and international law,…

December 18, 2015

China
Hyeon-Soo-Lim-gets-life-sentence-North-Korea - 12-18-15 Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of December 18, 2015

Ashlyn Anderson, Rachel Brown, Ariella Rotenberg, Ayumi Teraoka, Gabriel Walker, and James West look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Canadian pastor sentenced by North Korea to life in priso…

October 9, 2015

China
Indonesia-fires Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of October 9, 2015

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Sungtae “Jacky” Park, Ayumi Teraoka, and Gabriel Walker look at the top stories in Asia this week. 1. Raging flames in Indonesia. Intense forest fires have been burni…

January 21, 2015

China
Nanjing_Anniversary China, Japan, and the Twenty-One Demands

Compared with the high-profile national Memorial Day for the Nanjing Massacre last month, the date January 18 passed uneventfully. Chinese media appeared to have forgotten that one hundred years ago,…

November 25, 2013

China
China announces new Air Defense Identification Zone across the East China Sea November 23, 2013 (Courtesy China's Ministry of National Defense). China Ups the Ante in East China Sea Dispute

Over the weekend, China announced a new Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) across the East China Sea. Already at odds over their maritime boundary in the East China Sea, as well as over their sov…

June 1, 2011

Japan
Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan attends a special committee on post-quake reconstruction at the lower house in Tokyo May 31, 2011. Unpopular PM Kan on Tuesday refused to step down in the face of a no-confidence motion in parliament this week, saying he wanted first to resolve the world’s worst nuclear crisis in 25 years. No Confidence in Tokyo?

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan attends a special committee on post-quake reconstruction at the lower house in Tokyo May 31, 2011. Unpopular PM Kan on Tuesday refused to step down in the face of a …

August 25, 2011

Japan
Japan’s Prime Minister Naoto Kan bows to the national flag as he arrives for a news conference at his official residence in Tokyo April 1, 2011. The Race to Replace Kan

Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan bows to the national flag as he arrives for a news conference at his official residence in Tokyo April 1, 2011 (Issei Kato/Courtesy Reuters). The Democratic Par…

October 8, 2010

United States
The United States and Japan at 50: Resilience and Renewal

This workshop was cosponsored by Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and the Asahi-Shimbun. It took place in Washington, DC.Widely acclaimed as the most respected and credible source of news in Japan …