A Russia-Japan Peace Treaty?

September 29, 2018 Topic: Security Region: Eurasia Tags: RussiaJapanPoliticsForeign PolicyTreaty

A Russia-Japan Peace Treaty?

It could happen if Tokyo decides to become less deferential to Washington regarding what to do.

Joshua W. Walker, Ph.D. ( @drjwalk) is Global Head of Strategic Initiatives and Japan in Washington, DC at Eurasia Group where Hidetoshi Azuma ( @hazuma_jpn) is an Executive Assistant based in Tokyo.

Image: Vladimir Putin, Russia's president, and Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, arrive for a working lunch at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Japan, on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. REUTERS/Tomohiro Ohsumi/Pool