Titli Basu
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Japan’s national security strategy is good news for Indo-Pacific

A bold Japan is good for the Indo-Pacific. That is what its revised National Security Strategy released in December aims to achieve.

Despite navigating a few domestic political setbacks, Kishida did not distract from the responsibility of bolstering the nation’s defence capabilities. (Reuters)
Updated on Jan 09, 2023 07:58 PM IST

Why the India-Japan ministerial is crucial

Before PM Modi heads to Tokyo later this month, to bid a final goodbye to Shinzo Abe, these ministerial dialogues will be a force multiplier in advancing the late PM’s vision of a “Confluence of the Two Seas”, and position the India-Japan arc as a net-positive asset in stabilising the Indo-Pacific

The discussions in Tokyo will allow India to sharpen its understanding of Japan’s evolving character as a security actor amid turbulent tides in the Taiwan Straits (Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 07, 2022 07:38 PM IST

How will India-Japan ties evolve after Abe?

Anchored on strong strategic logic and trust, India’s centrality in the Japanese policy frame will endure as both countries mobilise collective capacities for sustainable solutions in a post-pandemic world 

A mourner offers flowers next to a picture of late former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who was shot while campaigning for a parliamentary election, on the day to mark a week after his assassination at the Liberal Democratic Party headquarters, Tokyo, Japan July 15, 2022 (REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 27, 2022 07:21 PM IST

Tokyo to Delhi: The post-pandemic blueprint

The India-Japan annual summit presents a window to sharpen the strategic maturity of India-Japan Indo-Pacific Vision 2025 ahead of the Quad Leaders’ Summit scheduled in Tokyo.

The variables that pushed the inclusion of Delhi in Japan’s strategic outlook have become even more potent in the post-pandemic game. (AP)
Updated on Mar 19, 2022 08:46 PM IST

Kishida in Kantei: What can the Indo-Pacific partners expect from Japan?

What can Indo-Pacific partners expect from Fumio Kishida on key verticals — Japan’s role in the post-Covid-19 order; Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP); national and economic security?

In domestic politics, will his proposition of advancing “new Japanese-style capitalism” and “Kishidanomics” be enough to convince the electorate? (AFP)
Updated on Sep 30, 2021 08:17 PM IST
ByTitli Basu

Shinzo Abe redefined India-Japan ties | Opinion

But there have been some misses as well. Trade balance and progress in high-technology trade needs more attention

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Yamanakako village, Yamanashi prefecture, October 28, 2018(AP)
Updated on Sep 09, 2020 06:58 AM IST
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