E-Journal

May/June 2016 Issue

May/June 2016 Issue

CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES FOR G7 LEADERS

Publisher's Note
The Role of the Economy in Elections & Lessons From the Past
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Story • Challenges & Opportunities for G7 Leaders • 1
Interview with Frank S. Jannuzi, President and CEO, the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation Issues & Challenges for Global Governance in 2016
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Introduction
Introduction to Japan SPOTLIGHT’s Editorial Committee Members
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story • Challenges & Opportunities for G7 Leaders • 3
Wither Europe? — Crisis in the EU & Searching for an Identity
By Devin Horne and Constantine A. Pagedas
Cover Story • Challenges & Opportunities for G7 Leaders • 4
Prospects & Challenges for the Japanese Economy Ahead of a Decision on a Consumption Tax Hike in April 2017
By Kazumasa Oguro
Special Article 3
Interview with Antti Sonninen, CEO, Slush Asia Entrepreneurship Among Japanese Youth
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story • Challenges & Opportunities for G7 Leaders • 5
US Foreign Policy in the 21st Century — Driving Factors for Continuity & Change
By Diana Friedman and Eric Lundell
Special Article 2
Interview with Nihonbashi Urban Planners of Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. Reforming Nihonbashi to Recreate Communal Prosperity
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story • Challenges & Opportunities for G7 Leaders • 6
Challenges in the Asia-Pacific Strategic Environment & Imperatives for Cooperation
By Murray McLean
Special Article 1
Yukata Cowboy Adventures in New Online Cinema!
By Atsushi Ogata
Cover Story • Challenges & Opportunities for G7 Leaders • 7
Interview with Choong-Yong Ahn, Chairman, Korea Commission for Corporate Partnership / Distinguished Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Chung-Ang University
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story • Challenges & Opportunities for G7 Leaders • 10
Reconsideration of Economic Statistics in Global Governance
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story • Challenges & Opportunities for G7 Leaders • 8
Indian Community a Natural Leader in Global Governance
By Sanjeev Sinha
Cover Story • Challenges & Opportunities for G7 Leaders • 9
Interview with Takashi Inoguchi, President of the University of Niigata Prefecture Nourishing Leadership for Global Governance
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story • Challenges & Opportunities for G7 Leaders • 2
The Risks to China’s Economy
By Long Ke
Cover Story
Challenges & Opportunities for G7 Leaders Analysis of the Global Political Economy for Leaders at the Ise-Shima Summit
By Naoyuki Haraoka (executive managing director, editor-in-chief of Japan SPOTLIGHT)