Prime Minister Shinzo Abe must discuss the potential downside of security legislation that would usher in a major shift in the nation's postwar defense posture.
Both the United States and China should refrain from trying to influence the upcoming Taiwan presidential race.
China's MIRV warhead deployment is meant to emphasize that it intends to become a genuine global power alongside the U.S.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is taking a hands-on approach to improving bilateral ties with China.
The Abe administration is placing far too much weight on coal in formulating the national energy policy.
If the Gulf states prove to be more accommodating of U.S. foreign policy objectives than Israel, then that could be a geopolitical shift that rivals the return of Iran to regional politics.
The failure of Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto's effort to reorganize Japan's second largest city will have major repercussions that extend to national politics.
Beijing should exercise self-restraint to help dispel concerns over its perceived attempts to secure its interests in the South China Sea at the expense of other states in the region.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe must be willing to make hard choices if he wants to reduce the nation's massive debt.
Should Japan win World Heritage status for its early industrial sites, it should take steps to ensure visitors are aware of both the positive and negative aspects of their histories.
The Abe administration's legislative package to expand the SDF's role finally reaches the Diet — but still remains poorly explained.
Deploying Osprey aircraft at the Yokota base in Tokyo risks alienating the area's residents.
Companies may be required to bring in more outside directors, but their mere presence won't be enough — they must have the power to affect decisions.
The government must resist the temptation to make concessions that won't benefit Japan in its effort to conclude TPP negotiations with the U.S.
If the automotive industry loses the public's trust, it widens the opportunity for Silicon Valley companies to foment disruptions of the entire business.
The more belligerent Beijing behaves, the more important the Japan-U.S. alliance becomes.
ASEAN members are failing to adequately address the humanitarian crisis involving the Rohingya Muslim boat people.
China has made impressive strides in its higher education system, which will pay off as its economy increasingly relies on technology and innovation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is refashioning India's policy toward China, and the new stance comes none too soon.
U.S. experts on China are taking an increasingly hawkish view toward Beijing.
Japan is wise not to join China's Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, which could end up merely as a policy instrument for Beijing.