James D.J. Brown

James D.J. Brown is an associate professor of political science at Temple University, Japan Campus, and author of "Japan, Russia and their Territorial Dispute" (Routledge 2016).

  • Japan woos Russia for its own security

    Tokyo needs Moscow in dealings with China and North Korea

  • Abe push to promote Russian ties slow going

    Apparent progress by the Japanese prime minister provides a deceptive appearance

  • Russia plays dual game on North Korean crisis

    Strategic concerns shape Moscow's deep ambivalence toward Pyongyang

  • The failure of Abe's 'new approach' to Russia

    Joint survey trip marks turning point in Japan-Russia territorial dispute, but not in Japan's favor

  • Moscow's 'look east' policies could add muscle to Southeast Asia

    Russian ties with ASEAN countries may help region deal with China-US tensions

  • Abe woos Putin with strategic intent in mind

    Japan's proposals on Northern Territories connected to balance of power in Northeast Asia

  • For Japan and Russia, '2+2' equals trouble

    Tokyo's courting of Moscow may run aground on Trump's Russia scandal

  • Abe-Putin summit raises more questions than answers

    Japan-Russia talks fail to achieve breakthrough on territorial dispute

  • Japan's Abe eyes 'Trump factor' in Russia policy