Friday, February 27, 2015

Masahiro Matsumura

Masahiro Matsumura is Professor of International Politics at St. Andrew’s University (Momoyama Gakuin Daigaku) in Osaka.

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Newsart for Oki-Now-What? Dean Rohrer
World Affairs 5


Controversy over the US Marines’ deployment of 12 tilt-rotor V-22 Osprey aircraft to the Futenma Air Base on Okinawa has contributed to the decay of the US-Japan alliance. A new approach to alliance… read more

Newsart for Japan's Leadership Muddle
Politics 0

Japan's Leadership Muddle

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan's defeat of party rival Ichiro Ozawa buys six months of political stability, at most. Without a grand reorganization of the major political parties along ideological … read more

Newsart for Japan’s Secret Shogun
Politics 0

Japan’s Secret Shogun

With the post-general election honeymoon over, the Japanese public has become increasingly aware that Ichiro Ozawa, Secretary-General of the ruling Democratic Party of Japan, is the puppet-master of… read more

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