Category: Japan

Indo-Pacific the most vital region for enhancing democratic partnership

     

The Indo-Pacific is quickly becoming the most important region for democracy support activities, as it embodies both growing support for democracy and recent evidence of backsliding, according to a new… Read more »

Can Japan help to reshape the liberal international order?

     

Can Japan help defend and revive the “liberal order” – the system of guiding principles that governed conduct among western democracies after World War II – asks Paul Nadeau, an adjunct fellow… Read more »

Japan & South Korea should ‘lead the charge’ for democracy in Asia, but….

     

Japan and South Korea should lead the charge for democracy in Asia, argues Hudson Institute analyst John Lee. But recent developments cast doubt on that prospect.  In a rational world,… Read more »

Will Japan step up? Strengthening rule of law and democracy in Asia

     

The rise of populism and protectionism in many western countries and growing assertiveness of authoritarian powers has called into question the future of the rules-based liberal international order. As the… Read more »