RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

April 2, 2019 | Commentary | The Japan Times

Relations between Japan and South Korea have descended to a new low. READ MORE

March 28, 2019 | Opinion | East Asia Forum

In February 2019, Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) held its annual party convention. READ MORE

In 2004, Australia, India, Japan, and the U.S. worked together to respond to the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami. In 2007, these four countries formed the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue – the Quad – seeking to deepen their cooperation, only to disband after a year. READ MORE

March 6, 2019 | Opinion | The Japan Times

The second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un drew to an early close when the two leaders realized they were nowhere near to be able to sign any agreement. READ MORE

March 5, 2019 | Opinion | The Diplomat

U.S. President Donald Trump just kicked off his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam. READ MORE

January 23, 2019 | Research Pages

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 | Opinion | 38 North

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

The United States midterm elections may determine whether U.S. foreign policy changes course in 2019 or holds steady. Under the Trump administration, the U.S. foreign policy agenda has undergone some changes, rarely mentioning U.S. READ MORE

September 27, 2018 | Opinion | The Japan Times

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

July 3, 2018 | Opinion | The Japan Times

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

The late Alan D. Romberg, Distinguished Fellow and Director of the Stimson Center’s East Asia Program, made significant contributions toward improving our understanding of the U.S.-Taiwan, U.S.-China, and cross-Strait relations in the United States and beyond. READ MORE

May 2, 2018 | Opinion | The Japan Times

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met last Friday for the inter-Korean summit in Panmunjom. It has been 11 years since the last such encounter between leaders of the two countries. READ MORE