Afghanistan cannot become a hotbed of terror once more ... the American military and international forces must not withdraw or reduce their presence.
The United States and Iran have been dispatching messages to each other in what appears to be a bid to ease tensions over the Iran nuclear deal.
This month, Iran began operations of a new type of centrifuge as a move to counter economic sanctions imposed by the United States. This is Iran's third move deviating from [Read more]
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Donald Trump met at the Biarritz summit of the Group of Seven industrial nations in France, where they agreed on the fundamentals of Japanese-American trade talks. Conclusive deliberations on agricultural and industrial tariffs will be expedited, and an agreement is planned at a [Read more]
[I]n terms of the ideologies that value freedom and democracy, there are still no structures that match the communication power of the Group of Seven.
Displaying a firm Japanese-American alliance at home and abroad is meant to protect Japan, naturally, but also the peace and stability of the Indo-Pacific region and the world.
‘In this country we have a gun violence epidemic but we also have a hate epidemic.’
The dark clouds of trade friction have pushed the central banks of the leading countries toward monetary relaxation. With limited room for policy maneuver, the tactics of U.S. President Donald Trump – fanning discord while increasing pressure for relaxation – are simply inflicting unnecessary risks on the world [Read more]
[S]hort and medium-range missiles that target Japan and South Korea are a threat to America’s alliances with those countries.
[I]t is obvious that the U.S. will recognize the gravity of the situation and demand a prompt settlement from both sides.
[I]t is no longer so easy for Japan to explain the fairness of a security treaty that doesn’t pledge Japanese cooperation in the defense of any American territory.