The Sum of All Fears: Nuclear North Korea

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By Bryce Bower, Staff Writer “But among those nations like my own that hold nuclear stockpiles, we must have the courage to escape the logic of fear and pursue a world without them.”  President Barack Obama delivered this line during his visit to Hiroshima in May of 2016, alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who […]

Japanese Foreign Policy in the XXI Century: A True Global Leadership

By Julio Espinoza, Staff Writer If U.S. Commodore Matthew Perry’s mid-19th century black ships were the symbolic incentives that eventually propelled the Meiji Restoration, then now 9/11, the Second Gulf War, the rise of China and Russia, the North Korean nuclear program, and the overall uncertainty in both regional and global power balances are the […]

Japanese Foreign Policy in the XXI Century: The New Black Ships

By Julio Espinoza, Staff Writer Throughout the duration of the Cold War, Japanese foreign policy contributed to the achievement of peace and prosperity for the Japanese. In the Post-Cold War era the new political elite in Japan agree that the Peace Constitution, the Yoshida Doctrine and the alliance with the U.S. are milestones and constraints […]

Learning a New language at Thunderbird, for Free!

By, Gloria Liu Have you ever wanted to learn a foreign language but you just don’t know where to start? Well, you are not alone. Fortunately, at Thunderbird, you will find many language learning opportunities, for free.   Last week, when I finished a two hour long language study session with my Japanese partner Koji […]

Emerging Markets Bazaar

Thunderbird Emerging Markets Business Association (TEMBA) organized an Emerging Bazaar on Thursday April 24th. It was an informational event with teams from different countries of the world showcasing the ‘attractiveness’ of their market. Few clubs had an extensive research document about the market condition in their country while few others had excellent speakers describing the […]

A visit by the Japanese Ambassador

By Kayoko Omori ‘MBA 2013 The campus of Thunderbird School of Global Management may seem calm and quiet to naive onlookers, but this school of international business welcomes endless visits by extraordinary international leaders. Students were delighted to greet the current Japanese Ambassador to the United States, Ichiro Fujisaki during his visit last Thursday, 31st […]

Students celebrate Moon Festival

Students in the China, Taiwan and Japan Clubs shared their Moon Festival traditions with their classmates Sept. 14, 2011, at the Fish. “The Moon Festival is all about reunion,” said China Club President Fengqi Zhang. “And this is the second week of the fall trimester, with new students coming in and existing students returning. So […]