Japan: Testing the Stamina
The series of disasters that have hit Japan are testing the stamina and resilience of the Japanese people. Having experienced disasters in the past, they have demonstrated an impressive stamina and ability to withstand the horrifying destruction caused by the earthquake and tsunami. The problems that have occurred with the collapse of the Fukushima nuclear plant make the Japanese face a disaster that might over-shadow most others menaces to human security ever experienced by the hardened Japanese.
The BRI vs FOIP: Japan’s Countering of China’s Global Ambitions
Abstract With the Donald Trump administrated U.S. turning inwards, the world saw Japan taking a step forward on the global stage during Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s tenure. Not only did […]
South Korea’s Foreign Policy in Changing Times: Reversing Course?
Abstract: The tragedy currently unfolding in Ukraine may be a symptom of new dynamics in global geopolitics. The changing balance of power epitomized by the rise of China and the […]
Moving Beyond Rhetoric? The EU-Japan Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA)
In July 2018, Japan and the EU signed both the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and the Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA). The two agreements have been described as formally ushering in […]