Epeli Lesuma

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East Asia’s geostrategic equation and Japan’s collective self-defence

Authors: John Blaxland, ANU and Rikki Kersten, Murdoch University<p>Given that Japan is a mature democracy and has been a positive force for global …

Abe strikes a delicate balance in Australia

Author: Thomas U. Berger, Boston University<p>Today, Japan finds itself in a remarkably difficult diplomatic and domestic political situation. While …

China’s response to Japan’s constitutional reinterpretation

Author: Amy King, ANU<p>On 1 July 2014, Japan’s Abe government announced a major change to the country’s post-war security policy by effectively lifting …

Japan’s search for a new regional vision

Author: Peter Drysdale, Editor, East Asia Forum<p>To many inside and outside Japan, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe brings both hope and a breath of …