Tocqueville 21 Podcast: Japan and East Asian Geopolitics with Leo Howard

3 February 2022

Tocqueville 21 · East Asian Geopolitics with Leo Howard

Welcome back to the Tocqueville 21 Podcast! We’ve got quite an interesting array of episodes planned for the coming weeks on topics ranging from Chinese policy to cyber-authoritarianism and the Ukraine crisis, so stay tuned.

Today, we turn our focus to East Asia; starting with a discussion on the nature of Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution, Leo Howard takes us through the geopolitics of the region and trilateral relations between China, South Korea, and Japan. 

Leo Howard is IR and history researcher. Based out of the University of Edinburgh, Mr. Howard has also written for the Japan Times. He holds masters-level qualifications in both international relations and history, and is currently working as a research assistant under Doctor Christopher Harding.

Intro and Outro credits: “Waltz (Tschikovsky Op. 40)” Kevin MacLeod (
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