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Japanese Activism
Japanese Activism
Japan Backs Manila

Building better relations with the Philippines is a priority for Japanese foreign policy.

Japanese Activism
Japan-U.S. Defense Alliance Goes Global

Japan’s proposed new guidelines for its military alliance with the U.S. contain one very big difference from the old rules: They allow Japan to exert military force in global conflicts, not just regional ones. This is part of Japan’s efforts to further strengthen its alliance with the U.S.—an alliance that is key to counterbalancing China.

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Pressuring Pyongyang

An analysis of their trade flows suggests so.


We are greatly saddened here at The American Interest to hear about the death of our friend, colleague, and mentor Zbigniew Brzezinski.

China's Big Money Diplomacy

China wants to help Egypt construct a new capital—but can they follow through?

social norms

The President’s assault on P.C. was at least partly successful. That is both good and bad.

Alliances and Allies

It’s time our allies, and our foreign policy establishment, engage with our President’s worldview on its own terms.

Minya Attack

28 Copts killed in point-blank attack on pilgrims.

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