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January 23, 2020

Japan
Why Japan Is Reassessing Its Military Power

Following World War II, Japan’s U.S.–imposed constitution renounced the use of offensive military force. But a nuclear North Korea and an increasingly assertive China have the Japanese rethinking tha…

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October 6, 2015

Asia
Japan-China Relations: Three Things to Know

Diplomatic relations between Japan and China must improve for the Asia-Pacific region to thrive economically and politically, explains CFR’s Sheila Smith.

June 27, 2011

Japan
Japan’s Health Concerns

In the aftermath of Japan’s earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis, Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow for Global Health Laurie Garrett discusses the health concerns the country faces.

April 30, 2012

Japan
The U.S.-Japan Summit: Three Things to Know

CFR’s Sheila Smith highlights the significance of the U.S.-Japan Summit as the first state visit by the Democratic Party’s Prime Minister, Yoshihiko Noda, which features a broad agenda and comes at a…

February 21, 2012

United States
Lessons Learned: Japanese-American Internment During WWII

CFR’s James M. Lindsay recalls the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II and discusses the balance between civil liberties and national security.

June 27, 2011

Japan
Garrett: U.S. Undermining of Japanese Government "Inexcusable"

Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow for Global Health Laurie Garrett criticizes NRC chair for sowing panic when he said Japan is understating health risks.

June 27, 2011

Japan
Earthquake, Tsunami Hit Japan: Assessing the Economic Impact

The earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan will have a severe, lasting impact on the Japanese economy, says CFR’s Sheila Smith, Senior Fellow for Japan Studies.

June 27, 2011

Japan
Japan’s Nuclear Crisis: Global Implications for Nuclear Energy

A week after Japan’s catastrophic earthquake and tsunami, Japanese officials struggle to contain a widening crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. CFR’s Senior Fellow for Energy and the Envir…

July 7, 2015

Global
The BRICS: Three Things to Know

Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (known as the "BRICS") are forming multilateral bodies intended to reduce Western influence over the global financial system, explains CFR’s Stewart Pat…

April 21, 2014

China
Video: China’s Ongoing Maritime Disputes

The East and South China Seas are the scene of escalating territorial disputes between China and its neighbors, including Japan, Vietnam, and the Philippines. The tensions, shaped by China’s growing …

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