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.
Japan’s Opaque Energy Policy toward Russia: Is Abe Being Trumped by Putin?
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, with his self-proclaimed deep trust in President Vladimir Putin, has made striking a historic deal on improving Japan-Russia relations a priority. The Abe administration’s […]
Partners in a Post Covid-19 International Order? 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 […]