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Guns, Courts and Dirty Politics Puts Thailand Back on Edge
April 25, 2014
Guns, Courts and Dirty Politics Puts Thailand Back on Edge
The killing of an activist adds to tensions in a country that some believe is sliding towards civil war.
Guns, Courts and Dirty Politics Puts Thailand Back on Edge
The Crisis of Confidence in US Hegemony
April 25, 2014
The Crisis of Confidence in US Hegemony
New constraints on US power create their own risks for the international community.
The Crisis of Confidence in US Hegemony
Asia's Changing Naval Landscape
April 25, 2014
Asia's Changing Naval Landscape
Our U.S. Editors discuss naval developments across the Asia-Pacific, focusing on China, Japan, Taiwan, and Australia.
Asia's Changing Naval Landscape
China’s Military Urges Increased Secrecy
April 25, 2014
China’s Military Urges Increased Secrecy
A new official report cited by state media urges the PLA to more closely guard its military secrets.
China’s Military Urges Increased Secrecy
Article 9 of Japan's Constitution: Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Material?
April 25, 2014
Article 9 of Japan's Constitution: Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Material?
One civil society group in Japan is campaigning to have Article 9 of the Constitution win the Nobel Peace Prize.
Article 9 of Japan's Constitution: Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Material?
Japan’s Defense Minister Kept Busy as Obama Visits Asia
April 24, 2014
Japan’s Defense Minister Kept Busy as Obama Visits Asia
Itsunori Onodera has spent the week bolstering Japan’s defenses, but was not helped by his colleagues.
Japan’s Defense Minister Kept Busy as Obama Visits Asia
Powering the Future of Japan’s Industrial-Political Economy
April 24, 2014
Powering the Future of Japan’s Industrial-Political Economy
If the Japanese government wants to revive its nuclear power industry, it will need to engage with the public.
Powering the Future of Japan’s Industrial-Political Economy
Analyst: ‘Womenomics’ Marks Social Shift in Tradition-Bound Japan
April 24, 2014
Analyst: ‘Womenomics’ Marks Social Shift in Tradition-Bound Japan
With support from the top and a generational shift, change in coming to Japan.
Analyst: ‘Womenomics’ Marks Social Shift in Tradition-Bound Japan
Why Can’t Vietnam Grow Better Rice?
April 24, 2014
Why Can’t Vietnam Grow Better Rice?
Although the country is a major rice exporter, the industry suffers from quality issues.
Why Can’t Vietnam Grow Better Rice?
Masahiro Tanaka: An Impressive Start with the Yankees
April 24, 2014
Masahiro Tanaka: An Impressive Start with the Yankees
Over on the other side of the Pacific, the Japanese pitcher is still undefeated.
Masahiro Tanaka: An Impressive Start with the Yankees
Australia to Purchase 58 More F-35 Fighters
April 24, 2014
Australia to Purchase 58 More F-35 Fighters
On Wednesday Australia announced it will buy 58 additional F-35s joint strike fighters for $12.4 billion.
Australia to Purchase 58 More F-35 Fighters
Obama: Senkakus Covered Under US-Japan Security Treaty
April 24, 2014
Obama: Senkakus Covered Under US-Japan Security Treaty
U.S. President Barack Obama, for the first time, took a side on the Senkaku/Diaoyu dispute, backing Japan.
Obama: Senkakus Covered Under US-Japan Security Treaty
The Missing Ingredient for an Asian NATO
April 24, 2014
The Missing Ingredient for an Asian NATO
An Asian NATO won't be possible for some time without a change in how states conceptualize their security needs.
The Missing Ingredient for an Asian NATO
Justin Bieber Visits Japan’s Yasukuni War Shrine
April 24, 2014
Justin Bieber Visits Japan’s Yasukuni War Shrine
The pop star’s visit was highly controversial and won him criticism from China’s Foreign Ministry.
Justin Bieber Visits Japan’s Yasukuni War Shrine
Small But Positive Signs at Western Pacific Naval Symposium
April 24, 2014
Small But Positive Signs at Western Pacific Naval Symposium
The biennial meeting of naval officials from the Western Pacific approved a new communication agreement.
Small But Positive Signs at Western Pacific Naval Symposium
History Education: The Source of Conflict Between China and Japan
April 23, 2014
History Education: The Source of Conflict Between China and Japan
Current tensions between China and Japan have their roots in different approaches to history education.
History Education: The Source of Conflict Between China and Japan
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