Overhauling Japan’s “Postwar Diplomacy”

Author: Ogoura Kazuo

Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com

The 70th year of the postwar period was marked by a new war anniversary statement and enactment of new security laws that Japan’s allies welcomed and neighbors criticized. It is time, Ogoura Kazuo argues, for Japan to move beyond “postwar diplomacy” in keeping with changing international realities.

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Perspectives: Breaking the ice in Northeast Asia, by Kent C. Calder

Author: Mainichi Shimbun

Categories: Views

While top world leaders spent their time surrounding the G-20 and APEC meetings travelling around the region and making ties with ASEAN and other leaders, Japan’s struggle remains in Northeast Asia.

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