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Fri, Aug 28, 2020

Experts react: The road ahead for Japan after Abe resigns

"New Japanese leadership, combined with the outcome of the US presidential election, could be a game changer for geopolitics in Northeast Asia," Miyeon Oh says.

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Wed, May 20, 2020

How the coronavirus impacts Japan’s prospects for constitutional revision

Whether or not the Japanese public will face a choice on revising the constitution in the near future now seems inextricably tied with the coronavirus; either it will scuttle efforts to hold a constitutional referendum before the end of Abe’s term or it will be the impetus for an accelerated effort.

New Atlanticist by Mirna Galic

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Mirna Galic is a nonresident Senior Fellow at the Asia Security Initiative of the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center on Strategy and Security, where she focuses on Japan’s security relations with Europe and in the region.  She is also a nonresident Senior Fellow at the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA) in Tokyo. Galic has previously served as a Senior Advisor on International Partnerships to the U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan at the Department of State, as a Senior Foreign Policy Advisor to a U.S. Senator, and as a Special Advisor on Counter-Terrorism in the Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary-General.  She holds a Master of Public Affairs in international relations from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and a Bachelor of Science from Stanford University.