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July 11, 2016

Japan
Voters Give Abe an Opening for Constitutional Debate

This blog post is part of a series entitled Will Japanese Change Their Constitution?, in which leading experts discuss the prospects for revising Japan’s postwar constitution. As elections go, ye…

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January 29, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of January 29, 2016

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Gabriel Walker, and James West look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Malaysian prime minister evades corruption charges. Malaysia’s attorney general announced …

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April 13, 2015

Nigeria
Nigeria Security Tracker: Weekly Update April 4-April 10

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from April 4, 2015 to April 10, 2015. This update also represents violence related …

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April 9, 2015

Ten Whats With…Sheila A. Smith

Sheila A. Smith is a senior fellow for Japan Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. She is the author of Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China (Columbia University Pres…

Sheila Smith Intimate Rivals

April 11, 2014

Taiwan
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of April 11, 2014

Ashlyn Anderson, Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, Charles McClean, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. Indian election underway. With over 814 million eligible vot…

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October 4, 2012

Japan
How Japan’s Next Election Will Be Won

Charles T. McClean is a Research Associate for Japan Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Headlines in Tokyo today are focused on who will win Japan’s next election, but very little attentio…

Election officers count votes at a ballot counting center for the upper house election in Tokyo

April 6, 2011

Japan
NGO Efforts to Meet Japan’s Needs

A girl holds her soft toy at an evacuation center in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, northern Japan, March 31, 2011 (Kim Kyung Hoon/Courtesy Reuters) The March 11 disaster in Japan has prompted a br…

A girl holds her soft toy at an evacuation center in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, northern Japan, March 31, 2011