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February 4, 2019 | EXPERT: Frank ODonnell

India is developing new nuclear force options in response to what it perceives as a deteriorating strategic environment. READ MORE

January 23, 2019 | EXPERT: Yuki Tatsumi

Views from the Next Generation is a series of policy briefs that offer recommendations for the most significant challenges facing Japan and its international partners today. READ MORE

October 26, 2018 | EXPERT: Yuki Tatsumi

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was reelected for the third term as the president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party on September 20, lengthening his tenure as prime minister until 2021. READ MORE

October 1, 2018

In August, the Arctic’s oldest and thickest READ MORE

September 27, 2018

On July 27, South Korea’s Defense Minister Song Young-moo briefed President Moon Jae-in on “Defense Reform 2.0,” an expansive initiative to restructure and modernize Korea’s defense. READ MORE

September 27, 2018 | EXPERT: Yuki Tatsumi

On Sept. 20, Shinzo Abe won a third term in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s presidential election and extended his tenure as prime minister beyond this fall. READ MORE

September 11, 2018 | EXPERT: Lincoln P. Bloomfield, Jr.

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August 7, 2018

A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Joseph S. Bermudez Jr.   READ MORE

July 27, 2018

By Yuichiro Kakutani, Research Intern, Japan Program High-level leaders of all but one of the nations that joined North Korea in the defunct Six-Party Talks have met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the last two months. The lone exception: Japan. READ MORE

July 25, 2018 | EXPERT: Pamela Kennedy

October 8 will mark the 20th anniversary of a declaration between Japan and South Korea to “squarely face the past and develop relations based on mutual understanding and trust.” This month, the foreign ministers of Japan READ MORE

July 23, 2018

A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Joseph S. Bermudez Jr. READ MORE

July 3, 2018 | EXPERT: Yuki Tatsumi

On June 26, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the United States will not place a deadline on North Korea’s denuclearization. Even though he insisted that the U.S. READ MORE

June 14, 2018 | EXPERT: Sameer Lalwani

By Sameer Lalwani   While Sino-Indian friction will continue, relations have improved from last year’s low, and a border standoff seems unlikely for three reasons: learning, national self-interest, and drifting U.S.-India relations. READ MORE

May 30, 2018 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon , EXPERT: Travis Wheeler

We are pleased to announce the release of a special video series, “Retrospectives on India and Pakistan’s May 1998 Nuclear Tests,” to mark the 20th anniversary of the subcontinent’s overt nuclearization. READ MORE

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