China-Taiwan crisis: Implications and options for Japan

Co-authored with Chisako T. Masuo and originally published at India Today, 9 August 2022. It would be easy to portray the tensions generated by the visit of US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan as something largely involving the US and China; sometimes, even the Taiwanese are not considered as part of the …

To Intervene or Not to Intervene?

There is debate within China on whether the country is truly ready to take up a more active political role internationally and whether in the rush to get involved, it might not end up damaging its long-term interests.