Author Archive for Michael J. Green

Dr. Michael Green is senior vice president for Asia and Japan Chair at CSIS. He is also an associate professor of international relations and director for Asian studies at Georgetown University.

Japan Prepares for a New Era

By Michael J. Green & Nicholas Szechenyi —  On April 1, the Japanese government officially announced the name of a new imperial era, Reiwa, as Emperor Akihito prepares to abdicate the throne at the end of this month. The name Reiwa, two…

Shinzo Abe Rolls On

By Michael Green & Nicholas Szechyeni — Today Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan won a third term as president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and is on track to remain in power for another three years. Abe…