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US Voices Exasperation Over Japan-ROK Disputes
August 21, 2014
US Voices Exasperation Over Japan-ROK Disputes
Bickering complicates U.S. strategy in Northeast Asia and could lead to a less effective alliance.
US Voices Exasperation Over Japan-ROK Disputes
North Korea: China's Largest Drug Dealer?
August 21, 2014
North Korea: China's Largest Drug Dealer?
North Korea is likely to be a major target in China's new war on drugs.
North Korea: China's Largest Drug Dealer?
Kidnapped 'Mercenary' in Syria Poses Problem For Japan
August 20, 2014
Kidnapped 'Mercenary' in Syria Poses Problem For Japan
Haruna Yukawa’s involvement in illicit activities will complicate negotiations for his release.
Kidnapped 'Mercenary' in Syria Poses Problem For Japan
Size Doesn’t Matter for Asia’s Influential Cities
August 20, 2014
Size Doesn’t Matter for Asia’s Influential Cities
Work in Asia, live in Australasia is the message from the latest global surveys of economic clout and livability.
Size Doesn’t Matter for Asia’s Influential Cities
South Korea’s Failure to Support Working Women
August 20, 2014
South Korea’s Failure to Support Working Women
Much like Japan, Korean women face serious inequality issues.
South Korea’s Failure to Support Working Women
Abe May Issue “Guarantees” for Nuclear Plants
August 20, 2014
Abe May Issue “Guarantees” for Nuclear Plants
A legal restart is complicated by the government’s own guidelines, popular sentiment and poor cleanup.
Abe May Issue “Guarantees” for Nuclear Plants
Why a China-South Korea Alliance Won't Happen
August 20, 2014
Why a China-South Korea Alliance Won't Happen
Despite close ties, Beijing and Seoul's divergent interests, as well as regional politics, preclude a formal alliance.
Why a China-South Korea Alliance Won't Happen
India Inaugurates Largest Indigenously Built Warship
August 20, 2014
India Inaugurates Largest Indigenously Built Warship
Modi uses a warship’s inauguration to articulate a comprehensive vision of India’s defense and maritime strategies.
India Inaugurates Largest Indigenously Built Warship
Japan’s Military Trade Set to Increase
August 20, 2014
Japan’s Military Trade Set to Increase
Larger trade, investment in R&D, and military training point toward a shrinking timeframe for normalization.
Japan’s Military Trade Set to Increase
China's Three Leaders: the Revolutionary, the Reformer, and the Innovator
August 19, 2014
China's Three Leaders: the Revolutionary, the Reformer, and the Innovator
As China enters a new historical phase, Xi Jinping and company must become a new type of leader.
China's Three Leaders: the Revolutionary, the Reformer, and the Innovator
Fukushima Facing a Long Road to Recovery
August 19, 2014
Fukushima Facing a Long Road to Recovery
As residents move back and food exports resume, the long-term stigma will be difficult to overcome.
Fukushima Facing a Long Road to Recovery
Will the U.S. Defend Japan? More of a Definite Maybe
August 19, 2014
Will the U.S. Defend Japan? More of a Definite Maybe
Recent history ought to teach us the dangers of assuming a ‘slam dunk.’
Will the U.S. Defend Japan? More of a Definite Maybe
Freedom of Navigation and China: What Should Europe Do?
August 19, 2014
Freedom of Navigation and China: What Should Europe Do?
It is in Europe’s interests to join in defending the concept of freedom of navigation.
Freedom of Navigation and China: What Should Europe Do?
Pope Francis Meets Korean ‘Comfort Women’
August 19, 2014
Pope Francis Meets Korean ‘Comfort Women’
On his last day in South Korea, the pope greeted Korean "comfort women."
Pope Francis Meets Korean ‘Comfort Women’
The New Face of Japan’s Leadership
August 18, 2014
The New Face of Japan’s Leadership
A Cabinet of new ministers could make holding course difficult on Abe’s flagship policies.
The New Face of Japan’s Leadership
Time to Reevaluate US Stance on North Korea?
August 18, 2014
Time to Reevaluate US Stance on North Korea?
The Obama Administration’s policy of 'strategic patience' is wearing thin.
Time to Reevaluate US Stance on North Korea?
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