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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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August 10, 2016

Japan
Shinichi Kitaoka: Getting Rid of the Ghosts in Our Constitutional Debate

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

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July 7, 2016

Japan
Will the Japanese Change Their Constitution?

This blog post is the first in a series entitled Will the Japanese Change Their Constitution?, in which leading experts discuss the prospects for revising Japan’s postwar constitution. In 1947, Ja…

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May 20, 2016

G7 (Group of Seven)
For Japan, a G7 to Remember

Japan hosts the G7 summit at a time of rising strategic tensions in Asia and worrisome global economic trends, but for many the gathering will be sidelined by a U.S. presidential visit to Hiroshima, …

April 12, 2016

Japan
Anti-Nuclear Sentiment and Japan’s Energy Choices

Daniel P. Aldrich is professor of political science and public policy and co-director of Northeastern University’s Security and Resilience Studies Program. After the Fukushima nuclear disaster on Ma…

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March 4, 2016

Japan
Far from Finished, Five Years After Fukushima

Five years after a devastating meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, the debate on nuclear safety remains heated in Japan, writes CFR’s Sheila A. Smith.

December 18, 2015

China
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…

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October 29, 2015

Asia
The U.S.-Japan Alliance in the Twenty-First Century

Experts discuss the future of the U.S.-Japan relationship.

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October 29, 2015

Asia
The Economics of Asia

Experts discuss the economics of Asia in the context of the U.S.-Japan relationship.

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July 15, 2015

Japan
Japan’s Diet Uproar

Committee deliberations on the Abe cabinet’s new security legislation erupted into a spectacle of contention today as the ruling coalition used their majority to move their bill to the floor of the D…

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