250,000 tons of radioactive soil is sitting in plastic bags around the nuclear plant -- and Japan doesn't know what to do with it.
Tokyo is looking for new energy supplies after Fukushima. And that could mean bad news for Beijing.
Why China says Japan's prime minister is "hugging the Buddha's foot" on his Africa trip.
Can Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe finally close down a problematic U.S. air station in Okinawa?
Why Shinzo Abe's visit to a Tokyo shrine could make his lousy relations with Beijing much worse.
Five ways that Beijing could get rid of its dependence on U.S. debt.
President Obama's National Security Strategy aims to prevent the emergence of wars. So why won't the White House get behind its own strategy?
Lust, sloth, and wrath are even worse when states do them -- right, Machiavelli?
Why the race for dominance in East Asia is about economic strength, not military power.
Caroline Kennedy might have gotten softball questions at her Senate confirmation hearing, but don’t expect the Japanese to go as easy on her.
Japan's defense minister talks to Foreign Policy.
Let's not be so quick to prejudge Caroline Kennedy's appointment as U.S. ambassador to Japan.
Naming Caroline Kennedy ambassador to Japan sends a terrible message about America.
Is popular Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe trying to rewrite history with a radical nationalist new constitution?
Why are the United States and Japan still giving tens of millions of dollars in aid to China?
Japan's former defense minister talks to FP about cyberattacks, the East China Sea face-off, and whether North Korea's Kim Jong Un is a puppet dictator.
Have 70 years of nuclear policy been based on a lie?
Shinzo Abe is at the height of his popularity. But is he too much of a right-wing nut to save the country's economy?
Forget about the WTO. Here's how Obama is about to change the game on free trade.
Congress needs to make Pyongyang pay a price for its recklessness.
Japan is Washington's most important Asian ally. But in some ways it's also the trickiest.
The much-maligned U.S. Postal Service stacks up surprisingly well in international rankings.
How a showdown over a group of remote islands in the East China Sea is heating up online.