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Dr. William J. Murphy

Abe Takes Command of Japan

Dr. William J. Murphy of the New England Institute of Technology in East Greenwich, RI discusses the implications of the Japanese election for the Prime Minister Abe’s domestic political position, foreign policy, and campaign to revise the Japanese Constitution to recognize the role of the Japan Self-Defense Forces in securing the nation with John Batchelor and Gordon G. Chang on The John Batchelor Show, 77 WABC Radio, New York, NY on October 26, 2017.

Is it Good for the U.S. that Japan is Remilitarizing?

Dr. William J. Murphy of the New England Institute of Technology in East Greenwich, RI discusses the changing strategic landscape in Northeast Asia, Japanese responses to the gathering North Korean threat, pressures on Japan to acquire offensive capabilities for neutralizing the Pyongyang’s growing nuclear and missile capabilities, the evolving strategic dialogue about these matters in Tokyo, and the implications for American national interests with John Batchelor and Gordon G. Chang on The John Batchelor Show.

Tokyo’s Unready Missile Defense

Dr. William J. Murphy of the New England Institute of Technology in East Greenwich, RI discusses the threat to Japan from North Korea’s latest missile test, the inadequacies in Japan’s missile defense system it has revealed, and  how Japan is likely to respond to these challenges with John Batchelor and Gordon G. Chang on The John Batchelor Show.

Is it Good for the U.S. that Japan is Remilitarizing?

Dr. William J. Murphy of the New England Institute of Technology in East Greenwich, RI discusses the changing strategic landscape in Northeast Asia, Japanese responses to the gathering North Korean threat, pressures on Japan to acquire offensive capabilities for neutralizing the Pyongyang’s growing nuclear and missile capabilities, the evolving strategic dialogue about these matters in Tokyo, and the implications for American national interests with John Batchelor and Gordon G. Chang on The John Batchelor Show.

Ben Carson Can Start Fixing HUD Today. Will He?

Yet another deadline in a congressional investigation into wrongdoing at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has passed without movement.  HUD’s failure to provide all documents requested by Congress is disappointing because it stalls an ongoing investigation of improper salary payments to HUD officials who obstructed an inquiry into improprieties in HUD’s handling of housing fraud lawsuits against the city of St. Paul, Minn.  Action on the part of Secretary Carson on this front is a key test of President Trump’s promise to restore good government. Fortunately, HUD’s scheduling of a long overdue briefing to Congress today may represent progress on this score.

North Korea threatens Japan & What is to be done?

Dr. William J. Murphy of the New England Institute of Technology in East Greenwich, RI discusses the evolving North Korean nuclear threat, the dramatic increase in strategic danger to Japan it represents, and Japanese responses to these heightened risks with John Batchelor and Gordon G. Chang on The John Batchelor Show, 77 WABC Radio, New York, NY. Click here to listen to the podcast.

North Korea threatens Japan & What is to be done?

Dr. William J. Murphy of the New England Institute of Technology in East Greenwich, RI discusses the evolving North Korean nuclear threat, the dramatic increase in strategic danger to Japan it represents, and Japanese responses to these heightened risks with John Batchelor and Gordon G. Chang on The John Batchelor Show, 77 WABC Radio, New York, NY. Click here to listen to the podcast.