On July 31, Tokyo elected its first female governor. READ MORE

"Voices from Japan: National Security Speaker Series" is an annual public symposium that brings high-profile, senior-level Japanese individuals to Washington, DC for discussions about how the US and Japan can tackle today's global security challenges under the US-Japan alliance and in partnership READ MORE

Less than two weeks away from the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in Hague  READ MORE

On July 10, Japan held an election for the House of Councillors (Upper House). While the final results are still being confirmed, a clear winner and a loser have already emerged. READ MORE

June 24, 2016 | Interview

1. Japan will head to the polls in July. What will the Upper House election mean for the Abe government, and what issues will be driving voters? READ MORE

Listen to the full event here. READ MORE