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Tokyo’s Trumpian Trade Troubles
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Tokyo’s Trumpian Trade Troubles
November 19, 2019

In an anxiously awaited speech on his China trade war this week, US President Donald Trump spent a surprising amount of time talking about – well, Japan.

Japan and Germany Hysterically Race to Shut Down Nuclear Power (and Their Sovereignty)
September 10, 2019

Since the shutdown Japan has been forced to increase its imports of oil, natural gas and coal. This dependency has not only subject it to the whims of the speculative markets, but also to the uncertain stability of the Middle East oil production.

Japan and Germany Hysterically Race to Shut Down Nuclear Power (and Their Sovereignty)
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South Korea and Japan: A Mutual Loathing the US Can’t Fix
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South Korea and Japan: A Mutual Loathing the US Can’t Fix
September 6, 2019

The basic problem is that Japanese and Koreans are highly nationalistic. And nationalists don’t always like each other.

Kashmir: The Fight for the High Ground Has Started
August 16, 2019

Today, wars are a fight for survival and the countries that conquer the higher altitude regions with livable climates and natural resources will remain after over-populated coastal areas succumb to oceanic deluges.

Kashmir: The Fight for the High Ground Has Started
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Do Empty Cradles Matter? Look At Japan
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Do Empty Cradles Matter? Look At Japan
June 5, 2019

Across Europe and Asia especially, each year brings more countries hitting their lowest fertility rates in history. In South Korea, for instance, the average woman can now expect to have less than one child.

Trump’s Shambolic Japan Visit and America’s Decline
June 2, 2019

Donald Trump’s shambolic and divisive visit to Japan last weekend was yet another highlight in the growing picture of America’s decline as a nation of power and influence in Asia.

Trump’s Shambolic Japan Visit and America’s Decline
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Can Japan Join the Multipolar Revolution – or Will US Imperialism Bring It to Heel?
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Can Japan Join the Multipolar Revolution – or Will US Imperialism Bring It to Heel?
March 25, 2019

Japan, like the Europeans, should abandon its undue deference to the United States and the accompanying status as a colonial outpost.

Tokyo Middlemen Serve Washington’s Interests Negotiating with Russia
January 30, 2019

It looks like Japan is specifically targeting only the former territory that is controlled by their occupier’s boogeyman. This selective outrage is evidence to the weakness of Tokyo as a sovereign actor.

Tokyo Middlemen Serve Washington’s Interests Negotiating with Russia
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