Having returned from my first trip to Japan since 2019, where I arrived just after the "Koinobori", or rising-carp day marked by the cute dish below, I offer some notes on what I think I learned
Updated English version of article published in Japanese today in Nikkei Business
English original, slightly extended, of a column published in today's Mainichi Shimbun in Japanese
The case for weaponising Europe's purchases of Russian gas, oil and coal is not about reducing dependency. It is about winning the war in Ukraine as…
The West's support has been impressive, but it has so far sacrificed the so-called "strategic ambiguity" deployed as deterrence over Taiwan
My Japan Society Chairman's blog, circulated to members today, but which I hope may be of wider interest
English original of article in today's La Stampa (March 2, 2022)
English original of "Jidai no Kaze" column published in Mainichi Shimbun of February 27th, with an addendum on the implications of Russia's invasion and…
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