Japan Plans to Buy “Tomahawks”

Japan Plans to Buy “Tomahawks”

A report published in late October (citing a certain “government source”) by one of Japan’s leading newspapers, Yomiuri Shimbun, that the country’s leadership had sent an inquiry to its counterparts in the United States regarding the possibility of purchasing Tomahawk cruise missiles from Raytheon, deserves attention and comment. Because in this case, it is not…

Interpreting President Putin’s Insight About the Asia-Pacific

Interpreting President Putin’s Insight About the Asia-Pacific

The Russian leader correctly pinpointed the US’ modus operandi when it comes to its attempted “deterrence” (“containment”) of China, which he strongly implied revolves around the dual military-strategic cores of AUKUS and the emerging US-Japan-Republic of Korea trilateral. Russian President Vladimir Putin gave a detailed speech about International Relations on Friday ahead of his country’s…

Drawing the Sword: Is Japan Getting Ready to Move Against China?

Drawing the Sword: Is Japan Getting Ready to Move Against China?

A recent report suggests that Japan’s government is considering positioning over 1,000 ballistic missiles aimed towards China, a move that would mark a major escalation in tensions between Tokyo and Beijing. It is unclear if this will ever materialize, given the threat to regional stability it would carry, as well as the limits imposed by…

Simmering Tensions between Moscow and Tokyo: Japan’s Kishida Steps on Russian Oil Slick

Simmering Tensions between Moscow and Tokyo: Japan’s Kishida Steps on Russian Oil Slick

The simmering tensions between Moscow and Japan during the past 4-month period of the war in Ukraine surged when the Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolay Patrushev sounded the warning at a meeting on national security in Khabarovsk in the Russian Far East on Tuesday that Japan is ramping up its revanchist plans for…

Explaining Russia’s Official Response to Shinzo Abe’s Assassination

Explaining Russia’s Official Response to Shinzo Abe’s Assassination

The contrast between Abe’s portrayal by the Alt-Media Community and Russian officials couldn’t be sharper despite both forces supporting the global systemic transition to multipolarity. This goes to show that it’s possible for folks to have the same geostrategic end game in mind while nevertheless going about it differently. Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s…