Abe on the High Wire
Abe on the High Wire
Japan Wary of Constitutional Change

Abe’s push to change the pacifist constitution isn’t winning over the public. That could change if China acts up in the seas this summer—so Beijing might keep quiet to keep Japan out of the game.

Abe on the High Wire
Japanese Cabinet Reshuffle Puts Pro-China Officials in Top Positions

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe places pro-China officials in key posts in his newly appointed cabinet. He’s working to reach out to Beijing while at the same time balancing China’s power in the region.

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