Onaga Takeshi, who opposed relocating the U.S. Marine Corp Air Station Futenma airbase in Okinawa, has died suddenly.* An election for prefectural governor will occur in September. It seems to be a one-on-one fight between Saki Atsushi, the former mayor of Ginowan, who is backed by the Abe [Read more]
America is now destroying the international stability that it once played a crucial role in building.
The Turkish currency crisis is exerting a negative influence on the world’s economy. The circumstance is a conflict between the U.S. and Turkey, and both leaders’ actions are spurring the crisis. Before it turns into a grave situation, the international community should move to create harmony.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should ask the U.S. to reconsider imposing sanctions.
<i>Drawing back from a dangerous situation.</i>
The United States, the world’s No. 1 economic superpower, has imposed tariffs on China, the world’s second-largest economic superpower. China has opposed the tariffs, and both countries have turned blatantly hostile toward each other, breaking into a full-blown [Read more]
The U.S. is standing at a new crossroads.
[I]n an age where the major world powers are putting their own countries’ interests first, we should once again think about the U.N.’s significance so that the gears of history will not turn in reverse.
It is meaningless for the international community only to grieve over the Trump administration, which does whatever it wants. It is urgent to rethink strategy.
While pressing China to adhere to the rules, the United States itself moved quickly to self-protectionism, contrary to international rules.