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September 24, 2007

Japan
Smith: Fukuda, A Moderate Japanese Prime Minister

Sheila A. Smith, a CFR adjunct senior fellow who lives in Tokyo, says Yasuo Fukuda, the new Japanese prime minister, is likely to be a moderate force in Japanese politics.

April 3, 2019

Japan
Japan Rearmed by Sheila A. Smith

Sheila A. Smith discusses her new book, Japan Rearmed: The Politics of Military Power.

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October 15, 2012

Development
How Well Do Countries Fulfill Economic and Social Rights?

The UN Human Rights Council will hold its 14th Universal Periodic Review this month to evaluate human rights practices in fourteen member states from across the globe. Countries are bound under inte…

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October 22, 2012

Health
Holding Countries Accountable for Social and Economic Rights

Last week I introduced the SERF Index, a new measurement tool my colleagues Susan Randolph, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, and I have built to evaluate social and economic rights fulfillment. The new index shed…

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September 20, 2012

Development
Emerging Voices: Alicia Ely Yamin on Defining the Next Set of Global Development Goals

Emerging Voices features regular contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Alicia Ely Yamin, le…

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September 25, 2012

Development
Question of the Week: The Millennium Development Goals

What impact have the Millennium Development Goals had, and what should follow them after they expire? Question of the Week posts review important questions and controversies in global development b…

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April 8, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of April 8, 2016

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Gabriella Meltzer, Gabriel Walker, and Pei-Yu Wei look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Corruption and combat thwart counternarcotics efforts in Afghanistan. T…

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February 29, 2016

Japan
Post-Abe: Back to the Future for Japan?

James Gannon is executive director of the Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE)/USA, and Ryo Sahashi is associate professor at Kanagawa University and research fellow at the JCIE. Barely …

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May 13, 2015

Japan
Who Is Shinzo Abe?

Experts discuss the leadership style, personality, and policies of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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