The Japanese Disaster: Are Politicians Up To the Task?
The effects of the series of disasters that are evolving in Japan are staggering. In the national calamity created by the disasters that are ravaging the Japanese nation, there is no time for politicians to play the blame game and point fingers. It is time for them to act in a responsible way. Japanese politicians should remember the Emperor’s words in August 1945 that Japan had to “endure the unendurable.” In tough times, tough decisions are needed. Are Japanese politicians up to what is needed?
Understanding North Korea’s Resilience through Economy, Laws and Governance: a review of introductory sources and essential monographs
This article reviews contributions that may help researchers re-evaluate the question of the North Korea’s remarkable resilience in spite of its undeniable economic failure, a seemingly obscure legal system, and […]
North Korea Needs More International Partners to Weather Its Food Crisis
North Korea has long been one of the most isolated countries in the world, but its isolation became even more extreme amid the pandemic. The country has cut off its […]
ISDP Japan Newsletter
The Stockholm Japan Center provides an overview of the latest news, analysis and opinions from Japan in a weekly newsletter. You don’t want to miss an issue? Subscribe to the […]
Security in the Asia-Pacific: Japan’s Options Amid U.S.-Chinese Tensions
Abstract The first arms control conference in history was held in Washington D.C. a hundred years ago. The Washington Naval Conference focused on the naval capabilities of major actors in […]