[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.
The five countries remaining in the nuclear agreement ... must support the Iranian economy and hurry with measures that safeguard against a worsening of the situation.
Japan’s diminished presence on the global stage could be prompting rash actions from Abe
The problem is that the left’s promises are unrealistic.