Abe’s Indo-Pacific Security Diamond Begins to Shine

Author: Suzuki Yoshikatsu

Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com

Prime Minister Abe made concrete progress toward the realization of his long-cherished security diamond strategy in 2015, but the initiative still faces daunting obstacles. In the meantime, Japan and its partners in the region will have their hands full coping with China’s bid to overturn the traditional maritime order of the Indo-Pacific.

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Assessing the “Historic” China-Taiwan Summit and Its Implications for Japan

Author: Kawashima Shin

Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com

On November 7, 2015, President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China and President Ma Jing-yeou of the Republic of China (Taiwan), held what was widely reported as a “historic” China-Taiwan summit meeting in Singapore. It was the first such meeting between the leaders of the PRC and ROC.

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