09/29/2022

BBC

"Dr. Prachi Gupta Appears Live on TV to discuss the Japan-China relations"

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Comments by Prachi Gupta

09/28/2022

NK News

"Russia says foreign diplomat spied on its ties with ‘Asia-Pacific’ country"

Russia has decided to expel a Japanese diplomat based in Vladivostok after he allegedly obtained classified documents on Moscow’s cooperation with an “Asia-Pacific” country, which ... Read the article.

Comments by James D.J. Brown

09/27/2022

Korea Times

"Yoon, Kishida find their hands tie"

Jeffrey Kingston, a professor of history and Asian studies at Temple University's Japan campus, says that systematic challenges standing in the way of Seoul-Tokyo relations will ma... Read the article.

Comments by Jeff Kingston

09/27/2022

Al Jazeera

"The church linked to Abe’s killing, Japan’s political troubles"

“The nexus of right-wing politicians and a right-wing Church that both oppose gender rights, LGBTQ rights and want to turn back the hands of history on social developments involvin... Read the article.

Comments by Jeff Kingston

09/27/2022

Japan Times

"Taiwan VIPs' visit for Abe funeral signals deepening relationship with Japan"

Japan has included Taiwan among the names of countries that were read aloud during flower offerings at Tuesday’s state funeral for slain former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe — a move t... Read the article.

Comments by Jeff Kingston

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09/26/2022

Stars and Stripes

"Harris touches down at Yokota to kick off first visit to Japan as vice president"

In Tokyo, Harris and Kishida will likely tout the strengths of their alliance and supply chain resilience, according to James Brown, an international affairs expert at Temple Unive... Read the article.

Comments by James D.J. Brown

09/26/2022

ABC Local Radio

"Controversy surrounds state funeral for Japan's Shinzo Abe"

Protesters in Japan are demanding the cancellation of a multi-million dollar state funeral planned for assassinated former prime minister Shinzo Abe. Abe, Japan's longest serving p... Read the article.

Comments by Jeff Kingston

09/23/2022

South China Morning Post

"Japan ups security for Shinzo Abe’s state funeral amid protests over US$20 million cost"

Hiromi Murakami, a professor of political science at the Tokyo campus of Temple University, said the Unification Church affair had shaken public trust in elected leaders. “The gene... Read the article.

Comments by Hiromi Murakami

09/21/2022

Higher Ed Without Borders

"Higher Ed Without Borders interviews Dr. Matthew Wilson, Dean and President of Temple University, Japan Campus"

Dr. Matthew J. Wilson oversees the Japan campus of Temple University and its 4,000 undergraduate, graduate, and non-degree students in Tokyo and Osaka. Wilson has served as Preside... Read the article.

Comments by Matthew J. Wilson

09/15/2022

The Asia-Pacific Journal

"The Abe Legacy: A Compendium Abe and Russia: A Legacy of Failure"

James D. J. Brown, Temple University, Tokyo Japan’s Abe Shinzō was often praised for his foreign policy achievements. For instance, following the former Japanese leader’s death, In... Read the article.

Written by James D.J. Brown

09/15/2022

The Asia-Pacific Journal

"The Abe Legacy: A Compendium The Stumbling Statesman"

Since Abe Shinzo was gunned down, advocates and critics have waged a vigorous battle in the mass media about his legacy. Domestically, except for zealots and the insentient, Abenom... Read the article.

Written by Jeff Kingston

09/14/2022

Japan Times

"Japan-Russia ties remain grim as Moscow becomes Beijing’s ‘junior partner’"

James D.J. Brown, an associate professor of political science at Temple University Japan, is of the view that Russia wants to deter Japan from continuing to join other Group of Sev... Read the article.

Comments by James D.J. Brown

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09/12/2022

JIME Center, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan

"トルコ:F16戦闘機売却で米国に揺さぶり"

エルドアン大統領は9月9日、バイデン政権がトルコにF16戦闘機を約束通り売却しない場合、ロシアなど他の国の支援を仰ぐ可能性があると述べた。バイデン大統領は6月下旬、北欧2国のNATO加盟にトルコが反対... Read the article.

Written by Masaki Kakizaki

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09/09/2022

WION News

"How was the relationship between the monarchy and 10 Downing Street?"

The UK is reeling under the geo-political conflict, energy crisis, and cost of living crisis. However, there's a new prime minister in power now. How was the relationship between t... Read the article.

Comments by James D.J. Brown

09/08/2022

Japan Times

"As Japan's neighbors ramp up offensive capabilities in cyberspace, SDF aims to bolster defense"

“Some Japanese companies have … been reluctant to admit to having become victims of cyberattacks for fear that it will damage their corporate reputation,” said James D.J. Brown, an... Read the article.

Comments by James D.J. Brown

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09/07/2022

Japan Times

"Britain’s new PM Liz Truss to get closer to Japan and tougher on China"

With Truss more willing to criticize Beijing and more likely to label China “guilty of genocide" in Xinjiang — which would go much further than a recently published U.N. report on ... Read the article.

Comments by James D.J. Brown

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09/07/2022

AltaVision

"En Japón, crece la polémica en torno al funeral nacional de Shinzo Abe"

En un país donde las protestas son raras, la ira se está gestando y el movimiento de protesta sigue creciendo contra estos funerales nacionales, que también son raros. Solo el prim... Read the article.

Comments by Robert Dujarric

09/07/2022

La Croix

"Au Japon, la polémique enfle autour des funérailles nationales de Shinzo Abe"

Les funérailles nationales en hommage à l’ancien premier ministre Shinzo Abe, prévues le 27 septembre, sont loin de faire l’unanimité au Japon. Près de 60 % de la population critiq... Read the article.

Comments by Robert Dujarric

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09/04/2022

Taylor & Francis Online

"Shinzo Abe’s Japan: A Posthumous Scorecard"

Shinzo Abe’s Japan: A Posthumous ScorecardMark Antony warned his fellow Romans, “The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones” (Shakespeare, Jul... Read the article.

Written by Robert Dujarric