Asian Diplomacy
Asian Diplomacy
Tokyo and Seoul Reach Agreement on “Comfort Women”

Negotiators (and the White House, which pushed the Tokyo and Seoul to put this issue behind them) deserve congratulation. But this┬ástory isn’t over.

Asian Diplomacy
Shinzo Abe Skips War Shrine Visit

Ahead of a possible meeting with Chinese President Xi, Japanese PM Abe is trying not to inflame tensions with Beijing too greatly. To that end, he’s stayed away from a controversial Japanese war memorial on the recent anniversary of the country’s World War II defeat.

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