Date: March 15, 2011
Speaker: Hajime Izumi, Professor of International Relations and Director of the Center for Korean Studies Shizuoka University
Date: March 25, 2015
Myanmar is in the midst of significant socio-political and economic change, and in 2015 will hold national elections, which could lead to greater democratic evolution.
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.
Author: Mainichi Shimbun
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.
Tags: APEC, ASEAN, China, diplomacy, foreign policy, G-20, human rights, Japan, Kent Calder, Kono Statement, Korea, Northeast Asia, region, regional disputes, Russia, territorial disputes, trilateral diplomacy, United States