I’d like to introduce Toshio Nishi’s article, “The New Japanese Nationalism,” which was first published in the Hoover Institution’s Defining Ideas. Dr. Nishi, a frequent contributor, is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.
His essay, as usual, is hard-hitting and provocative. I was born in Tokyo at almost the same time as Dr. Nishi, and both of us have lived abroad for most of our life and
Since the March 2011 earthquake in Japan, this website has become a leading resource for politicians, business leaders, scientists, and the press to find a balanced and international perspective of the Fukushima accident. Our work has been especially important for the political leaders of Japan, but has also brought two main issues to the American and Japanese public’s attention: the potential dangers of the fourth reactor and the likelihood of… Continue reading
Read this letter in German.
The UN voted to upgrade Palestine to be a non-member observer state. Rather than allowing this change to spark controversy, all parties should use this shift as fuel to push for a new peace accord.
In the fall of 1994 in Jericho something extraordinary happened. Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel, and Yasser Arafat, Chairman of the Palestine… Continue reading