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April 19, 2018

Japan
Sheila Smith on the Abe-Trump Summit

CFR's Sheila A. Smith joins James M. Lindsay to discuss the recent meeting between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Trump. 

Podcast Abe and Trump at Mar-a-Lago summit

September 18, 2019

Japan
A Changing United States and Japan

The United States has become more inward-focused and nationalistic, but as Toshihiro Nakayama argues, Japan does not have a back-up plan to its alliance with the United States.

Podcast U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28, 2019.

April 12, 2018

Americas
April 12, 2018

President Trump discusses North Korea strategy with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and the Summit of the Americas kicks off in Peru. 

Podcast Summit of the Americas banner

December 6, 2017

Japan
Episode 8: The Character of Japanese Nationalism

Professor Thomas Berger examines the causes and constituencies of Japan’s contrasting nationalisms and how they interact with the national identities of Japan’s neighbors.

Podcast Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe salutes Japan's national flag as he reviews Japan Self-Defence Forces troops during an annual ceremony at Asaka Base in Asaka on October 27, 2013.

December 3, 2017

Japan
Episode 5: The Myth of Japan’s Rightward Turn

Professor Jennifer Lind analyzes the often overlooked distinction between nationalism and militarism and explains the misperceptions surrounding Japan’s security policies.  

Podcast Protesters gather at a rally against Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's security bill and his administration in front of the parliament building in Tokyo on September 14, 2015.

November 5, 2017

Japan
Episode 3: The Divide Between Japan and South Korea

Professor Yoshihide Soeya describes how Japanese society has grappled with this complex bilateral relationship and how the new Korean administration might change the equation for Japan. 

Podcast South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sit at the start at the start of the "retreat meeting" on the first day of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 7, 2017.

November 3, 2017

Japan
Episode 1: Rearming Under the Shadow of History

Hitoshi Tanaka, chairman of the Institute for International Strategy at the Japan Research Institute, describes how Japan has been navigating these challenges, and the critical role of the U.S.-Japan…

Podcast United Nations Mission in South Sudan peacekeepers from Japan assemble a drainage pipe at Tomping camp, where some 15,000 people who fled their homes following recent fighting are sheltered by the United Nations, in Juba January 7, 2014.

June 28, 2017

Japan
Podcast: Japan’s Security Renaissance

After seventy years of low-profile defense activities, Japan is poised to reinvent its national security posture. As Andrew Oros, professor of political science at Washington College and author of Ja…

Podcast Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force

January 5, 2017

Global
The World Next Week: January 5, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un turns 33, President Barack Obama delivers his farewell address, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits the Philippines. 

April 28, 2016

Global
The World Next Week: April 28, 2016

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Russia, Spain faces a deadline to form a government, and the fifth anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death passes.