- Rein Raud
The power the land of the rising sun currently enjoys embodies a paradox, which might indicate that there are no ‘right’ models for modernisation.
- Lauri Mälksoo
A state’s interpretation of international law is highly dependent on its interests and history.
This issue of Diplomaatia focuses on Japan. Rein Raud, the Rector of Tallinn University, analyses the factors that have helped Japan to become the first country that does not speak an Indo-European language or use the Latin...
- Christian Caryl
Why the United States and Japan have every reason to strengthen their alliance.
- Astrid Kannel
In 1990, my friends and I went camping on the islands of Kunashir, Shikotan and Iturup. Deep inside I knew that some day I would reclassify this trip as my first visit to Japan. Rich in mineral resources, but completely laid to...