Japan’s remilitarization could be the beginning of the end of China’s much-vaunted rise.
If America and China go from rivals to allies or China bungles its rise, North Korea will lose its strategic value.
The prime minister’s refusal to liberalize agriculture and Japan’s sclerotic labor market is denying it growth.
Japan’s prime minister wins reelection but voters are disappointed he has been unable to improve the economy.
Japan’s prime minister seeks a fresh mandate for an economic reform agenda that has so far disappointed.
Young Japanese can’t find the job security they need to start a family. Their government is doing nothing to help.
The Chinese president seem to see relations with his communist neighbor more dispassionately.
The “third arrow” of the Japanese prime minster’s economic reform program underwhelms.
Aggression in the East and South China Seas need not be part of a plan to push the Americans out.
The West’s desire to isolate Russia does not seem to resonate in Asia where powers’ interests trump liberal ideals.
General Prayuth Chan-ocha says new elections can only be called after a period of reconciliation and reform under army rule.
The military says it has to step in to restore order and push through necessary political reforms.