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Chairman Funabashi’s new article on the war in Ukraine published in the Japan Times

The article of Dr. Yoichi Funabashi, Chairman of Asia Pacific Initiative, “Ukraine war shows us the enemies of our friends are not always our enemies,” was published in the Japan Times on April 21, 2022. *The article is an English translation of the Chairman’s monthly column for the February issue of the Bungeishunju. Please click …

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As China’s nuclear weapons multiply, U.S and Japan work on deterrence by JIMBO Ken

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

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How China’s history of influence operations has affected Japan by INOUE Masaya

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

How China’s history of influence operations has affected Japan by INOUE Masaya Read More »

What does ‘normalization’ really mean for Japan-China ties? by OKAMOTO Takashi

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

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Chairman Funabashi’s new article on economic sanctions published in the Japan Times

The article of Dr. Yoichi Funabashi, Chairman of Asia Pacific Initiative, “Economic sanctions are a powerful tool. But will they end the war in Ukraine?,” was published in the Japan Times on April 16, 2022. *The article is an English translation of the Chairman’s monthly column for the February issue of the Bungeishunju. Please click …

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Statement on the passing of Dr. NAKAYAMA Toshihiro, Professor at Keio University

We, Asia Pacific Initiative (API), are deeply saddened by the passing of Dr. NAKAYAMA Toshihiro, Professor at KEIO University. Prof. Nakayama participated in our U.S.-Japan Strategic Vision Program that published “Quiet Deterrence: Building Japan’s New National Security Strategy”. He also contributed Chapter 6 “Will America be a geopolitical risk?” in our book “Geopolitics in Contemporary …

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To navigate the Senkaku Islands dispute, look to history by MASUO Chisako

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

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Russian invasion may sway China against a forceful approach to Taiwan by MATSUDA Yasuhiro

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

Russian invasion may sway China against a forceful approach to Taiwan by MATSUDA Yasuhiro Read More »

China’s ‘wolf warrior’ diplomacy at a crossroads amid Ukraine crisis by SHIROYAMA Hidemi

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

China’s ‘wolf warrior’ diplomacy at a crossroads amid Ukraine crisis by SHIROYAMA Hidemi Read More »

China’s bid to wage cognitive warfare over democracy and human rights by ETO Naoko

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

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Chairman Funabashi’s new article on Sino-Russian alliance published in the Japan Times

The article of Dr. Yoichi Funabashi, Chairman of Asia Pacific Initiative, “The Sino-Russian alliance thrives only in the company of a shared enemy,” was published in the Japan Times on April 17, 2022. *The article is an English translation of the Chairman’s monthly column for the February issue of the Bungeishunju. Please click here to …

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English version of “10-year Investigation Commission on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident: Final Report by Investigation Commission on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident” now available on API’s website

Asia Pacific Initiative (API) is pleased to announce that it has made the English version of “10-year Investigation Commission on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident: Final Report by Investigation Commission on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident” public on its website. Please click here to download the report.   About “10-year Investigation Commission on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident” …

English version of “10-year Investigation Commission on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident: Final Report by Investigation Commission on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident” now available on API’s website Read More »

How China aims to treat Hong Kong’s explosive COVID-19 outbreak by KURATA Toru

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

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Chairman Funabashi’s new article on China published in the Japan Times

The article of Dr. Yoichi Funabashi, Chairman of Asia Pacific Initiative, “Dissecting Kissinger’s approach to China,” was published in the Japan Times on March 21, 2022. *The article is an English translation of the Chairman’s monthly column for the February issue of the Bungeishunju. Please click here to read the full article

“10-year Investigation Commission on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident” receives “Excellent Publication Award” from the Social and Environment Division, Atomic Energy Society of Japan

On March 18, 2022, Asia Pacific Initiative (API) received the “18th Social and Environment Division Award – Excellent Publication Award” from the Social and Environment Division, Atomic Energy Society of Japan. The award was given for API’s significant contribution in the societal aspect of nuclear energy through the publication of “10-year Investigation Commission on the …

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China faces mounting challenges amid wealth gap and other social issues by AKO Tomoko

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

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Chairman Funabashi delivered a presentation on API’s recent Economic Security Survey of 100 Japanese Companies

On March 3, 2022, Chairman of Asia Pacific Initiative (hereinafter referred to as API), Yoichi Funabashi, gave a presentation on API’s Economic Security Survey of 100 Japanese Companies at a seminar co-organized by the Society of International Business and Legal Studies and The Japanese Association of International Business Law. During the seminar moderated by Munetaka …

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Merger of The International House of Japan and Asia Pacific Initiative

The International House of Japan, Inc. Asia Pacific Initiative The International House of Japan, Inc. Asia Pacific Initiative TOKYO, FEB. 28—The International House of Japan, Inc. (Minato-ku, Tokyo; Chairman: KONDO Masaakira James) and Asia Pacific Initiative (Minato-ku, Tokyo; Chairman: FUNABASHI Yoichi) announced on Monday that the two organizations will merge, creating a leading new independent …

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What Kishida’s ‘realism diplomacy for a new era’ actually means for Japan by HOSOYA Yuichi

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

What Kishida’s ‘realism diplomacy for a new era’ actually means for Japan by HOSOYA Yuichi Read More »

Who’s really calling the shots in Japan’s Prime Minister’s Office? By NAKAKITA KOji

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

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API Privacy Policy Update

Asia Pacific Initiative (API) is pleased to announce that we have updated our Privacy Policy to comply with the revised Act on the Protection of Personal Information, effective April 1, 2022, by which personal data that is erased within 6 months will be newly included in the definition of “Retained Personal Data”. <Details of the …

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Why economic security in Japan needs to include the defense industry by OUE Sadamasa

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

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Monetary security is a fight over infrastructure financing, currency and sanctions by OYA Shin

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

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Chairman Funabashi’s new article on Economic Security published in the Japan Times

The article of Dr. Yoichi Funabashi, Chairman of Asia Pacific Initiative, “Japan needs ‘smart’ economic security,” was published in the Japan Times on January 25, 2022. *The article is an English translation of the Chairman’s monthly column for the February issue of the Bungeishunju. Please click here to read the full article

Firms see U.S.-China tensions as economic security threat, survey shows by TOGASHI Mariko

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

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How Japan should approach military tech competition by JIMBO Ken

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

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Surveyed Companies:

Advantest Corporation, ANA Holdings INC., Asahi Kasei Corporation., Canon Inc., Chiyoda Corporation, Daikin Industries, Ltd., Denso Corporation, Digital Hearts Holdings Co., Ltd., DMG MORI CO., LTD., East Japan Railway Company, Eisai Co., Ltd., Fanuc Corporation, FRONTEO, Inc., FUJIFILM Corporation, Fujitsu Limited, Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd., Hamamatsu Photonics K.K, Hitachi Metals, Ltd., Hitachi, Ltd., Honda Motor …

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API Publishes Economic Security Survey for 100 Japanese Companies

Photo:Getty Images Asia Pacific Initiative (API) is pleased to announce that, as part of API’s National Economic Security Strategy project, we conducted a survey of 100 companies in Japan to gather their views on issues of economic security and how it is impacting their businesses. The main survey results are available here. For this survey, …

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Chairman Funabashi’s new article on Economic Security published in the Japan Times

The article of Dr. Yoichi Funabashi, Chairman of Asia Pacific Initiative, “Japan needs to tackle economic security head-on,” was published in the Japan Times on December 23, 2021. *The article is an English translation of the Chairman’s monthly column for the January issue of the Bungeishunju. Please click here to read the full article

Chairman Funabashi featured on CSIS’s “Asia Chessboard” Podcast

Dr. FUNABASHI Yoichi, Chairman of Asia Pacific Initiative, was featured in the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ (CSIS) “Asia Chessboard” podcast this week. The episode, titled “The Asia Shogi-board: Strategic Insights with Yoichi Funabashi”, was released on December 13th, 2021 (local time). Dr. Funabashi joined podcast host and API Distinguished Guest Scholar and CSIS …

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Fundamental shift in business activities vital to Japan’s decarbonization by MIYAKE Takayuki

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

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Why the U.S. is struggling to formulate a trade policy on China by OYA Shin

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

Why the U.S. is struggling to formulate a trade policy on China by OYA Shin Read More »

AUKUS has outlined its potential, but has also left a sour taste by TSURUOKA Michito

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments in the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA Yuichi, …

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AUKUS has a significant part to play in the ‘new Cold War’ against China by OUE Sadamasa

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments in the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA Yuichi, …

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Chairman Funabashi featured in the 8th Nikkei FT Communicable Diseases Conference

Dr. FUNABASHI Yoichi, Chairman of Asia Pacific Initiative (API), delivered his remarks at the 8th Nikkei FT Communicable Diseases Conference, an international conference that brings together experts and policymakers. On October 28, Dr. Funabashi delivered his remarks during a discussion session on the nation’s decision making, based on the findings from API’s recent publication, “the …

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What needs to change in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan by JIMBO Ken

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

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Statement of MSF Co-Chairs General IWASAKI Shigeru and General Joseph Dunford on the passing of General Colin L. Powell

Japan-U.S. Military Statesmen Forum (MSF) Co-Chairs, General IWASAKI Shigeru and General Joseph Dunford, issued this statement on the loss of General and former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell. October 20, 2021 On behalf of Japan-U.S. Military Statesmen Forum, we express our heartfelt condolences on the loss of General Colin L. Powell. General Powell, 12th …

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Japan and U.K. have a major role to play in Afghanistan’s future by HOSOYA Yuichi

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

Japan and U.K. have a major role to play in Afghanistan’s future by HOSOYA Yuichi Read More »

How Japan and the U.S. should approach Taliban-ruled Afghanistan by SUZUKI Kazuto

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

How Japan and the U.S. should approach Taliban-ruled Afghanistan by SUZUKI Kazuto Read More »

API published The Independent Investigation Commission on the Japanese Government’s Response to COVID-19: Report on Best Practices and Lessons Learned on Amazon Kindle

On October 8, 2021, the Asia Pacific Initiative (API), an independent global think tank, published The Independent Investigation Commission on the Japanese Government’s Response to COVID-19 (API/ICJC): Report on Best Practices and Lessons Learned with Discover 21, Inc. on Amazon Kindle. In April 2020, the Japanese government issued its first state of emergency over the …

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Policy Entrepreneurs Symposium: “PEP Summit 2021 – Opening Doors”

On October 5th, 2021, Asia Pacific Initiative (API) hosted “PEP Summit 2021 – Opening Doors”. The PEP Summit is an annual symposium hosted by API’s Policy Entrepreneur’s Platform (PEP). API’s Policy Entrepreneur’s Platform (PEP) aims to form a community for policy entrepreneurs in Japan. “Each and every one of us will bring together his/her expertise, …

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The intentions behind China’s ‘friendly’ policy toward the Taliban by YAMAGUCHI Shinji

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments in the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA Yuichi, …

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After U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, Japan has a role to play by OUE Sadamasa

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments in the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA Yuichi, …

After U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, Japan has a role to play by OUE Sadamasa Read More »

How Japan should make use of its ¥1 quadrillion in household savings by MUKOYAMA Jun

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

How Japan should make use of its ¥1 quadrillion in household savings by MUKOYAMA Jun Read More »

Japan needs a strategy for economic growth in the post-virus era by SAKURAI Makoto

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

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Chairman Funabashi delivered a keynote lecture at 2021 Hiroshima Business Forum for Global Peace

Dr. FUNABASHI Yoichi, Chairman of Asia Pacific Initiative, gave a keynote lecture at the 2021 Hiroshima Business Forum for Global Peace. This online forum, organized by Hiroshima Organization for Global Peace (HOPe), was held between September 8-9, 2021. Under the theme of “how we can revitalize the world and build an even better global community …

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API Fellow MUKOYAMA Jun participated in ANU’s event “Update Japan 2021”

MUKOYAMA Jun, Fellow at API, participated in an online event organized by the Australian National University’s Australia Japan Research Centre and ANU Japan Institute as a panelist on September 8, 2021. In the panel session entitled “Science, Defence and Technology in Japan,” MUKOYAMA explained the latest development of Japan’s digital policy, especially the background and …

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Does Didi’s crash point to the future of U.S.-China financial frictions? by TOKUCHI Tatsuhito

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

Does Didi’s crash point to the future of U.S.-China financial frictions? by TOKUCHI Tatsuhito Read More »

Why the U.S.-China conflict is threatening the future of Wall Street by OYA Shin

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

Why the U.S.-China conflict is threatening the future of Wall Street by OYA Shin Read More »

Japan has no time to waste in boosting its cyberdefenses by JIMBO Ken

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

Japan has no time to waste in boosting its cyberdefenses by JIMBO Ken Read More »

Private sector key to the success of Japan’s digital agency by MUKOYAMA Jun

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

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Making the most of Japan’s new weapon in the digital war by UMADA Takaaki

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

Making the most of Japan’s new weapon in the digital war by UMADA Takaaki Read More »

Can Japan break away from its ‘digital defeat’? by MURAI Jun

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

Can Japan break away from its ‘digital defeat’? by MURAI Jun Read More »

Pandemic shows Japan needs to figure out how to learn and prepare by SUZUKI Kazuto

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

Pandemic shows Japan needs to figure out how to learn and prepare by SUZUKI Kazuto Read More »

Failure to learn from terrorism and disease hampered Japan’s virus response by URASHIMA Mitsuyoshi

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

Failure to learn from terrorism and disease hampered Japan’s virus response by URASHIMA Mitsuyoshi Read More »

How Japan can help tackle East Asia’s coronavirus surge by SAGARA Yoshiyuki

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

How Japan can help tackle East Asia’s coronavirus surge by SAGARA Yoshiyuki Read More »

Why a carbon tax would help Japan achieve its green ambitions by OYA Shin

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

Why a carbon tax would help Japan achieve its green ambitions by OYA Shin Read More »

Why Taiwan is more important than ever to the Japan-U.S. relationship by INOUE Masaya

“API Geoeconomic Briefing” is a weekly analysis of significant geopolitical and geoeconomic developments that precede the post-pandemic world. The briefing is written by experts at Asia Pacific Initiative (API) and includes an assessment of burgeoning trends in international politics and economics and the possible impact on Japan’s national interests and strategic response. (Editor-in-chief: Dr. HOSOYA …

Why Taiwan is more important than ever to the Japan-U.S. relationship by INOUE Masaya Read More »