The increasing tension in East Asia in recent years prompts the Japanese Government to accelerate examination of its national security system.Read More
About the Author
Mitsuaki Kojima is a policy essayist on global and domestic issues. He has served as the Ambassador of Japan to Nepal and Luxembourg. He obtained a masters degree in economics from Keio University, as well as a masters in political science from Yale University. Mr. Kojima was accorded the Grand-Croix de l'Ordre du Merite in Luxembourg in March, 2006.
The five coastal countries of the Arctic Ocean — Canada, Denmark, Norway, Russia, and the United States — agreed on May 28, 2008, in Danish Greenland to find a solution on the use of the Arctic Ocean and the sea bed underneath based on the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea adopted in 1982.Read More