Connecting People & Ideas to Advance Mutual Interests in U.S.-Asia Relations

Weston Konishi was interviewed by Mainichi Shimbun and it was published on August 19, 2012.   In the interview, Weston argues that Japan’s territorial issues have to be seen in the context of its ongoing historical disputes, which complicate a diplomatic solution to the crises. A more consistent approach toward resolving historical disputes would place Japan in a stronger position to confront its territorial disputes with its neighbors.  A copy of the article in Japanese may be found here.