GLOBAL AGENDA - APLN senior associate fellow Nobumasa Akiyama appeared on NHK to discuss how the world should face up to Russia's nuclear threats in the war against Ukraine.
TODA INSTITUTE - APLN member Masakatsu Ota discussed the status of Japan’s commitment to the three non-nuclear principles and alternative approaches to upholding the peace constitution.
THE KOREA TIMES - APLN member Kim Won-soo writes on the advantages of the new South Korean government’s participation in multilateral fora.
THE DIPLOMAT - APLN member Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan wrote on the influence of Abe Shinzo’s Indo-Pacific strategy, particularly its influence on India-Japan ties.
THE ECONOMIST - APLN member Kevin Rudd, former Australian Prime Minister, wrote a eulogy for Abe Shinzo, considering the former Japanese Prime Minister's legacy and impact on the region.
THE DIPLOMAT - APLN member Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan argues that writing new rules for critical and emerging technologies is a key imperative for the Quad.
Nobuyasu Abe offers ways to rebuild nuclear disarmament, arms-control and nonproliferation in context of the war in Ukraine.
GRANDVIEW INSTITUTION - APLN member Hu Yumin argues that a nuclear sharing agreement would not make Japan more secure, and a NATO-like organisation is not applicable to the Asia-Pacific.
How can Japan can support the TPNW and close the gap between the Japanese public support of the treaty and political action?
THE GUARDIAN - APLN member Akira Kawasaki commented on Japan's potential acquisition of first strike capabilities, arguing that it would be in violation of the Japanese constitution.