Taiwan is a uniquely sensitive issue in Japan-China relations, and recent heightened tensions cause a dilemma for Japan's foreign policy.
Relations between Japan and its neighbors are strained by history - but these disputes are rooted in modern economic and security concerns.
Prime Minister Kishida has new room to maneuver on security issues – but Japan’s support for Taiwan is an issue with no simple answers.
The assassination of former Prime Minister Abe has left several key vacancies in Japan's ruling LDP - and who can fill them remains unclear.
Welcome to installment XLII (July 2022) of Sino-Japanese Review, a monthly column on major developments in relations between China and Japan that provides a running commentary on the evolution of...
Japan's recent security and diplomatic moves, including summits with EU and Quad leaders, have gone down poorly in Beijing - leading to a further escalation in mutual mistrust.
The moderate, dovish background of Prime Minister Kishida Fumio is helping to reassure Japanese voters as he pushes forward with the biggest security reforms in decades.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has made people realize, not least of all those in Japan, that major war is again within the realm of possibility, and the idea that China...