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Giulio Pugliese

March, 2015

  • 1 March

    Japan 2015: Confronting East Asia’s Geopolitical Game of Go

    Japan 2015: Confronting East Asia’s Geopolitical Game of Go[1]   Giulio Pugliese   Heidelberg University & Pacific Forum CSIS Non-Resident Fellow giulio.pugliese@zo.uni-heidelberg.de         This essay focuses on the mounting geopolitical tensions around the South China Sea so as to gauge Japan’s growing assertiveness in foreign and security …

  • 1 March

    Japan in 2014: Between a China Question and a China Obsession

    Japan: Between a China Question and a China Obsession Giulio Pugliese[1] Heidelberg University & Pacific Forum CSIS Non-Resident Fellow, giulio.pugliese@zo.uni-heidelberg.de Introduction  Events in 2014 confirmed the centrality of Prime Minister Abe Shinzō in Japan’s political landscape, in line with the expectation of the previous year’s analysis.[2] Following the landmark Cabinet …