July edition

Number One Shimbun(FCCJ)

"The mismeasure of Japan"

It has become a ritual. The France-based non-governmental organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF) publishes its annual ranking of the world’s national press environments, from... Read the article.

07/29/2022

Gendai Business (Kodansha)

"自己コントロール過剰の現代人に、ストア哲学者が教える「自由」ーー「認知行動療法」と「ストア派の哲学」"

ドナルド・ロバートソン『認知行動療法の哲学:ストア派と哲学的治療の系譜』(東畑開人、藤井翔太監訳、金剛出版)が刊行されました。このところ一般にも目にする機会が増えてきた心理療法アプローチ「認知行動療法... Read the article.

07/27/2022

Stars and Stripes

"Energy, supply chain issues may be on agenda for US-Japan economic security talks"

Supply chains, energy, semiconductors and intelligence sharing will be the focus of economic talks between the United States and Japan this week, according to experts. The allies w... Read the article.

07/19/2022

Stars and Stripes

"China announces military exercise near disputed islands in South China Sea"

In the days leading to the strike group’s arrival, the United States and Japan also sent 52 aircraft on exercises in the Sea of Japan, Philippine Sea and Pacific Ocean. That was a ... Read the article.

07/19/2022

South China Morning Post (Print Edition)

"No cap to be set on defense spending"

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07/19/2022

South China Morning Post (Print Edition)

"South China Morning Post (Print Edition)"

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07/19/2022

South China Morning Post

"Is strained China-US relationship spiraling towards a Thucydides Trap scenario"

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07/18/2022

Asia Times

"How Abe’s death could set Kishida free"

TOKYO — The post-Shinzo Abe era is shaping up to be one of the most unpredictable and impactful Japan has seen in generations, both for economic and security matters. In his 284 da... Read the article.

07/18/2022

South China Morning Post

"Japan won’t cap defence spending amid increased ‘anxiety’ over Russia, China, North Korea"

A ‘large increase’ in the military budget is likely, with PM Fumio Kishida facing no pushback to plans to raise it to 2 per cent of GDP. An unpredictable North Korea and recent agg... Read the article.

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07/15/2022

Stars And Stripes

"Combined US-Japan air exercise shows response to foreign naval activity, experts says"

Three days of aerial exercises July 6, 11 and 12 demonstrated tactical coordination between the allies, the Japan Air Self-Defense Force said Thursday in a news release. The exerci... Read the article.

07/15/2022

Japan Times

"Retrieving your lost item using the right words in Japan"

In Japan, individuals who find a lost item and report it to the police have a right to claim 5% to 20% of the item's value. A little while back, パスケースをなくしてしまいました (pasukēsu o nakush... Read the article.

07/13/2022

Zing News (Vietnam)

"Sau ong Abe, con duong sua hien phap Nhat con dai"

Giáo sư Jeff Kingston: Chiến sự ở Ukraine tác động đến thái độ của công chúng Nhật Bản, trong khi đảng LDP lại tìm cách tôn vinh ông Abe bằng cách thúc đẩy các mong muốn của cựu th... Read the article.

07/13/2022

Nikkei Asia

"Japan after Abe: political stability under threat?"

TOKYO -- On July 8, former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was campaigning in the western city of Nara, ahead of close-fought elections for Japan's upper house two days later. I... Read the article.

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07/12/2022

AFP

"The long shadow of Abe’s political legacy"

"I think Abenomics is still alive in the sense that that's how the (ruling) Liberal Democratic Party does the economy," said Paul Nadeau, adjunct professor of political science at ... Read the article.

07/12/2022

NOS Nieuws (Dutch News)

"Moord op Abe maakt einde aan relaxte omgang tussen Japanse politici en kiezer"

"Het was altijd veilig tijdens dit soort toespraken, er was simpelweg geen gevoel van gevaar," zegt Paul Nadeau, universitair docent aan Temple Universiteit in Tokio. "Het is in Ja... Read the article.

07/12/2022

The Guadian

"Shinzo Abe is gone, but his controversial vision for Japan lives on"

The assassination of Shinzo Abe still hasn’t really sunk in, but the tremors are rippling across Japan and the world. He was shot from behind in a nation where firearm-related homi... Read the article.

07/12/2022

The Japan Times

"Sino-Russian activities near Japan hint at more aligned military cooperation"

A recent uptick in Chinese and Russian military activities near Japan appears to signal that the partners could boost cooperation in an effort to intimidate Tokyo as tensions mount... Read the article.

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07/11/2022

Newsweek (Japan edition)

"安倍元首相銃撃で有権者と近い「日本型選挙運動」は海外専門家に聞く"

自民党議員の個人秘書を務めた経歴を持ち、現在はテンプル大学ジャパンキャンパス(東京)の非常勤講師を務めるネドー氏は「一般市民が近くにいて、彼らは通常、駅前の広場を埋め尽くしている」と指摘。「不安や危険... Read the article.

07/11/2022

Stars and Stripes

"Abe’s foreign policy, defense goals his legacy, experts say"

“I think Abe’s legacy is in dramatically shifting Japan’s security posture and challenging the pacifist identity that is deeply embedded in the national psyche and also in the cons... Read the article.

07/11/2022

BBC World Radio

"Jeff Kingston comments on BBC World radio service on Shinzo Abe"

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07/11/2022

Spectrum News

"James Brown appears on Spectrum News 1 in an interview on Abe"

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07/11/2022

ABC Radio (Australia)

"Abe’s assassination prompts political re-think"

Just days after the assassination of Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the country's ruling Liberal Democratic Party has cruised to a comfortable win in Upper House electio... Read the article.

07/11/2022

South China Morning Post

"Japan’s energy crisis, Covid-19 woes likely to eclipse LDP’s push to amend constitution"

“Aquel discurso final fue inusual. Su vulnerabilidad y emotividad no refleja realmente su carácter”, destaca a NIUS James D. J. Brown, profesor asociado de Ciencias Políticas en la... Read the article.

07/11/2022

Bloomberg TV

"Japan Ahead: Author Dujarric on Former Prime Minister Abe’s Legacy"

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07/11/2022

TaiwanPlus News

"Benoit Hardy-Chartrand appears on TaiwanPlus TV"

As the funeral of Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe takes place in Tokyo, foreign leaders have been mourning a statesman who changed both Japan and the country's place in th... Read the article.

07/10/2022

TaiwanPlus

"Shinzo Abe’s Global Impact"

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07/10/2022

Channel News Asia

"Interviewed on the death of Abe Shinzo and the House of Councillors election"

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07/09/2022

CNN

"Jeff Kingston appears on CNN after former Japan PM Abe’s assassination"

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07/09/2022

Kyodo News

"Kishida, Biden hold phone talks following Abe’s death"

Citing comments of Jeff Kingston, the director of Asian Studies at Temple University Japan, the article said Abe succeeded in "reviving Japanese confidence and projecting a more co... Read the article.

07/09/2022

NPR

"Shinzo Abe’s complicated political legacy"

To help us better understand Abe's political legacy, I'm joined by Jeff Kingston. He's a professor of history and Asian studies at Temple University's campus in Tokyo. Professor Ki... Read the article.

07/09/2022

AL JAZEERA

"Interview Al-Jazeera "

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07/09/2022

CGTN (China)

"TV Inter view"

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07/09/2022

TIMES NOW (India)

"TV Inter view"

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07/09/2022

RDI - RDI Matin

"D'abord l'info | L’ex-premier ministre japonais Shinzo Abe assassiné"

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07/09/2022

RDI 2460

"TV Interview"

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07/09/2022

SABC News

"TV Interview"

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07/09/2022

Radio-Canada

"Radio Interview"

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07/09/2022

Radio-Canada (Midi info)

"Radio Interview"

Entrevue avec le professeur Benoit Hardy-Chartrand sur l'assassinat du premier ministre japonais Shinzo Abe; entrevue avec Jean Charest à propos de l'exclusion de Patrick Brown de ... Read the article.

07/09/2022

QUB Radio

"Japon : «Shinzo Abe est vraiment un géant de la politique japonaise», dit un expert"

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07/09/2022

KOMPAS.com

"Kematian Tragis Shinzo Abe di Salah Satu Negara Teraman di Dunia"

“Penembakan itu tragis dan mengejutkan, mengingat Jepang adalah salah satu negara teraman di dunia,” ujar Benoit Hardy-Chartrand, salah seorang profesor di Temple University Jepang... Read the article.

07/08/2022

CNN World

"China is relentlessly trying to peel away Japan’s resolve on disputed islands"

"Beijing's goal is to establish and demonstrate effective control over the Senkaku Islands" and it needs symbols of that control, said James Brown, an associate professor of politi... Read the article.

07/08/2022

NBC News

"Shinzo Abe was an undeniably dominant if divisive figure in Japan’s modern history"

“I am deeply saddened by the loss of such a great politician who loved this country, was always one step ahead of the times, and left behind great achievements in various fields in... Read the article.

07/08/2022

Time

"Shinzo Abe Rewrote Japan’s Place in the World. And Remained a Power Broker Until the Very End"

“He was a political giant,” says Jeff Kingston, the director of Asian Studies at Temple University Japan. “He has been a continued towering presence… His voice carried considerable... Read the article.

07/08/2022

Nius (Spain)

"Shinzo Abe, el lider que supo pedir person a su pueblo"

“Aquel discurso final fue inusual. Su vulnerabilidad y emotividad no refleja realmente su carácter”, destaca a NIUS James D. J. Brown, profesor asociado de Ciencias Políticas en la... Read the article.

07/08/2022

AlJazeera

"Largely gun-free Japan in shock after Shinzo Abe Fatal shooting"

The shooting was especially “tragic and surprising”, given that Japan is one of the world’s safest countries, said Benoit Hardy-Chartrand, a professor at Japan’s Temple University.... Read the article.

07/08/2022

ICI RDI

"Benoit Hardy-Chartrand on ICI radio Canada"

C'est l'onde de choc au Japon. L'ancien premier ministre Shinzo Abe a été assassiné un peu plus tôt aujourd'hui. Il prononçait un discours pendant un rassemblement électoral dans l... Read the article.

07/08/2022

Newsweek

"Abe Shinzo Dead After Former Japan PM Assassinated by Man With Homemade Gun"

"Shinzo Abe was the most transformative politician of post-war Japan," Benoit Hardy-Chartrand, adjunct professor of International Affairs at Temple University Japan, told Newsweek.... Read the article.

07/08/2022

Asian one

"Will a Japanese memorial to Chinese victims of wartime forced labour further anger South Korea?"

"I imagine that the company wanted to keep a low profile for any number of reasons, not least because they were afraid of a reaction from conservatives in Japan who might well ask ... Read the article.

07/07/2022

Nikkei Business Magazine

"機密情報の漏洩対策「ゼロ」は「日米同盟最大の弱点」"

テンプル大学ジャパンキャンパスのジェームズ・ブラウン上級准教授は「日本がファイブ・アイズとの情報共有を望むなら、日本の機密情報保持の文化と能力に大幅な変更を加える必要がある」と指摘する。すなわち、SC... Read the article.

07/06/2022

South China Morning Post

"Will Japan’s Upper House election win allow the LDP to amend Japan’s pacifist constitution?"

Rising prices, deepening security concerns and reversing the general economic malaise are the key issues for most Japanese in the upcoming Upper House election. For conservatives, ... Read the article.

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