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IAF Editorials: Asia/Pacific: East/Pacific: Japan

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for the Asia/Pacific/East/Pacific/Japan Region

Taiwan-China thaw overshadows deep Taiwan-Japan ties
Taiwan-China thaw overshadows deep Taiwan-Japan ties
Author looks at relations between Taiwan and Japan in light of Taiwan's new administration. By Jason Miks (This article first appeared in World Politics Review) Read More...


Cuts to ODA worry Japanese officials
Cuts to ODA worry Japanese officials
Author discusses the implications of recent cuts in Japan's official development assistance for the country's diplomacy. This article originally appeared in World Politics Review. By Jason Miks (04/14... Read More...


Do Stronger Japan-India Ties Herald an Asian Alliance of Democracies?
Do Stronger Japan-India Ties Herald an Asian Alliance of Democracies?
Author analyzes the improving Japan-India relationship and causes for it. By Jason Miks (first appeared in World Politics Review, 10/23/2007) Read More...


Japan's LDP Surprises with Choice of Fukuda to Succeed Abe
Japan's LDP Surprises with Choice of Fukuda to Succeed Abe
Analyzes the LDP's selection of Yasuo Fukuda to succeed Shinzo Abe as Japanese Prime Minister. By Jason Miks. (09/27/2007, first published in World Politics Review) Read More...


After Abe, Japan's Opposition Should Seek Compromise on Antiterrorism Legislation
After Abe, Japan's Opposition Should Seek Compromise on Antiterrorism Legislation
Discusses the situation of the opposing DPJ party in the wake of Abe Shinzo's resignation and calls for compromise on the antiterrorism legislation. By Jason Miks. (first appeared in World Politics ... Read More...


After electoral drubbing, Abe needs more than vision
After electoral drubbing, Abe needs more than vision
Author discusses the problems facing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. By Jason Miks. (First appeared in World Politics Review on 08/21/07) Read More...


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After Electoral Drubbing, Abe Needs More Than Vision
Analysis of Shinzo Abe's electoral woes and prospects for smoothing the waters. By Jason Miks. (08/21/2007, first appeared in World Politics Review) Read More...


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Despite Some Foreign Policy Success, Japan's Abe Faces Problems at Home
Discusses Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plummet in approval ratings. By Jason Miks. (World Politics Review, 6/14/2007) Read More...


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State of Denial: Why Japan Needs to Face Up to Its AIDS Problem
Author presents a critical analysis of the AIDS issue in Japan. By Trenton Truitt. (IA-Forum, 1/19/2007) Read More...


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Too Close for Comfort
Author discusses whether Japan, under Shinzo Abe, will finally be able to shed its image as a U.S. satellite state. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 10/15/2006) Read More...


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Japan’s Security Council Diplomacy
Author discusses Japan's pursuit of a permanent seat on the UN Security Council. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 09/15/2006) Read More...


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Diplomacy Around Yasukuni
Author discusses Yahuskuni memorial controversy and the role it could play in the leadership contest to succeed Koizumi. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 7/24/2006) Read More...


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What if it's a Girl?
Author discusses debate over whether Japan should allow a female emperor and what this means for the status of women in Japan. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 3/6/2006) Read More...




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