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August 28, 2018

Japan since the Meiji Restoration (4)
Meiji 150 as the End of an Era

The articles in this series were compiled from contributions by members of the Political and Diplomatic Review project to the ...

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June 14, 2018

Strategies for Taxing the Digital Economy

As tensions mount over tax avoidance by US-based multinational tech giants, resident tax expert Shigeki Morinobu reports on multilateral efforts ...

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September 06, 2016

Is China on the Cusp of a Middle-Class Revolt?

While Chinese leaders point to the Brexit vote and the rise of Trumpism as evidence of democracy’s shortcomings, Tomoko Ako ...

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March 22, 2016

Making History by Mistake

Ankara had been courting relations with Moscow in the wake of the slow death of its attempt to join the ...

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June 03, 2015

Japan-Europe Cooperation for Peace and Stability
Pursuing Synergies on a Comprehensive Approach

The scope of Japanese and European development cooperation goes beyond promoting economic growth and includes strengthening governance and resilience in ...

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April 08, 2015

Is East Asia Headed for War?
Lessons from World War I

Rising tensions in East Asia have fueled concerns that the ongoing power shift in the region could climax in a ...

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March 25, 2015

Maritime Multilateral Security Cooperation in East and South Asia

Given the lack of an effective maritime multilateral security cooperation framework for East and South Asia, Bonji Ohara suggests creating ...

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August 20, 2014

Ukraine: How Far Can It Go?

Perhaps the biggest question surrounding the ongoing crisis in Ukraine is how far it might go. While a negotiated de-escalation ...

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July 09, 2014

Optimum Balance Needed to ‘Reinvent’ ASEM

Many international institutions created in the wake of World War II are becoming outdated, and new multilateral forums are springing ...

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April 03, 2014

Growing the Japan-Europe Partnership

Only a few decades ago, Japan and Europe were embroiled in a highly contentious “trade war.” In the years since ...

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