The Japanese prime minister and US president showed strategic unity on countering China but their convergence did not make Japan’s balancing challenge any easier
The prospect for building a global architecture for cross-border data flows anytime soon is very limited.
Key economies must focus on regional integration and promoting greater collaboration in the necessary governance to address pressing global challenges.
The debate in Japan over nuclear power has heated up.
Japan’s longest-serving PM underscored the importance of “cultivating one’s own garden” to bolster international credibility, effectiveness and leadership.
A reflection on Abe the politician, what he accomplished and what he failed to do, and what to expect from the country’s current leader Kishida Fumio.
An analysis of the security challenges Tokyo faces, particularly with China, given the possibility that Beijing may attempt to take control of Taiwan.
The Quad can be a strong coalition of influence within the United Nations that could counter China’s growing weight in the international organization.
The pandemic has given rise to an unstable bipolarity that, if left to deteriorate, could pave the way to a multipolar future.
Japan could demonstrate how a middle power can successfully set a path through the treacherous terrain of the great power rivalry.
Why did the announcement of the OECD's ground-breaking global minimum tax proposal have little effect on markets?
Disruptions and disputes among the major powers with interests in the region should not hinder deeper cooperation if all players focus on trade and investment.
Suga Yoshihide’s successor as prime minister will have to navigate a tricky environment.
Early results from surveys indicate that the pandemic-plagued Olympiad had little social impact among young Tokyo residents.
Instead of focusing only on how to control the movement of water, cities should also embrace the ongoing “amphibious transformation” by adapting to life on water.