Sri Lanka is currently the geopolitical fulcrum between the East and the West. Dominant states in their respective regions have utilized foreign direct investment as a tool of soft power to assert influence in Sri Lanka. Investor states have funded development initiatives, believing the compounded interest of good will, will pay strategic dividends for securing […]
In this series of podcast interviews, Yun Sik (James) Hwang interviews the Consul General of Japan in Toronto, Her Excellency Takako Ito about her personal experience as a diplomat, Japan-Canada relations, and Japan’s foreign policy in the Asia-Pacific region.
A three-part article analyses Canada’s diplomatic, economic and military policies to address the challenges and opportunities for the Asia-Pacific region.
In part one of this two part series, Erin Loney interviews Japan’s Ambassador to Canada, H.E. Kenjiro Monji about his personal experiences as a diplomat, and Japanese-Canadian relations.
Will the dispute regarding the Kuril Islands ever be resolved between Russia and Japan? Léo-Paul Jacob explores.
Part 2 of this interview with Betsy Kawamura emphasizes the need for a NATO Gender Advisor for East Asia, the legal accountability of UNSCR1325/R2P (responsibility to protect), and Ms. Kawamura’s future projects for survivors and historical reconciliation in East Asia.
Tensions between countries are rising amidst North Korea’s latest missile launches. China, Japan, South Korea, and the United States are concerned about the blatant disregard North Korea is showing. Mitchell Haid discusses the most recent proceedings happening on the Korean Peninsula and how each country is reacting.