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Interview in The New York Times

With scandals plaguing him at home and concerns about being sidelined on the foreign policy front, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe isn’t having the easiest time lately. I commented on some of his political difficulties in today’s New York Times. Read … Continue reading

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Fall 2018 Classes Announced

I will be offering two classes this fall at the University of Hawaii at Manoa: Asian Studies 462: Contested Issues in Contemporary Japan (undergraduate/graduate) Asian Studies 620: Conflict and Cooperation in Asia (graduate) No prerequisites are required to enroll in … Continue reading

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