Latest Asia Pacific Analysis

Japan's Prime Minister and Economy Share the Same Fate

If the Japanese people tire of waiting for Abe's economic strategy to succeed, he could see challengers arise from within the ruling party's ranks. Read more…


Japan's Central Bank Needs a Course Correction

The Bank of Japan's strategy won't work for much longer, and how it changes tactics will profoundly affect the prime minister's final years in office. Read more…

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Politically Adrift in Australia

The prime minister's early elections gambit backfired, creating even greater potential for parliamentary gridlock. Read more…