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Kim Jong-un: A Fashion Icon
October 21, 2014
Kim Jong-un: A Fashion Icon
Kim Jong-un's paeki hairstyle is taking North Korea by storm.
Kim Jong-un: A Fashion Icon
A New Type of US-Japan Trade Relationship
October 21, 2014
A New Type of US-Japan Trade Relationship
Secretary of Commerce Pritzker’s trade mission to Japan this week underscores the progress made in recent years.
A New Type of US-Japan Trade Relationship
North Korea to Engage or Provoke?
October 20, 2014
North Korea to Engage or Provoke?
North Korea’s erratic behavior continues to draw regional diplomatic attention.
North Korea to Engage or Provoke?
The South China Sea and Joint Defense Procurement
October 20, 2014
The South China Sea and Joint Defense Procurement
Can ASEAN members join forces on defense procurement? It’s more complex than it seems.
The South China Sea and Joint Defense Procurement
Cabinet Scandals Rock Japan’s ‘Womenomics’
October 20, 2014
Cabinet Scandals Rock Japan’s ‘Womenomics’
Forty percent of Abe’s female ministers could be on their way out of the administration.
Cabinet Scandals Rock Japan’s ‘Womenomics’
Did SARS Prepare East Asia for Ebola?
October 18, 2014
Did SARS Prepare East Asia for Ebola?
The WHO says East Asia is more prepared for Ebola than any other region. Still, it must keep its guard up.
Did SARS Prepare East Asia for Ebola?
Japan Caves to China on Senkaku Island Dispute
October 18, 2014
Japan Caves to China on Senkaku Island Dispute
To secure a meeting with Xi, Japanese PM Abe caved to China's long-standing demand on the East China Sea dispute.
Japan Caves to China on Senkaku Island Dispute
Chinese Premier, Japan’s Prime Minister Meet for First Time
October 18, 2014
Chinese Premier, Japan’s Prime Minister Meet for First Time
A meeting between Li Keqiang and Shinzo Abe gives hope for a Xi-Abe summit. Will the Yasukuni Shrine issue be a roadblock?
Chinese Premier, Japan’s Prime Minister Meet for First Time
Japan Denied Revision of UN Comfort Women Report
October 17, 2014
Japan Denied Revision of UN Comfort Women Report
The Japanese government's request to amend a 1996 U.N. special rapporteur's report on comfort women was denied.
Japan Denied Revision of UN Comfort Women Report
China Calls on Japan for ‘Deep Remorse’ Before APEC Summit
October 17, 2014
China Calls on Japan for ‘Deep Remorse’ Before APEC Summit
Plus ‘two plus two’ talks between the U.S. and South Korea. Northeast Asia regional links.
China Calls on Japan for ‘Deep Remorse’ Before APEC Summit
Japanese Nationalists Target Foreign Welfare Recipients
October 17, 2014
Japanese Nationalists Target Foreign Welfare Recipients
The former governor of Tokyo wants to give long-term residents an ultimatum.
Japanese Nationalists Target Foreign Welfare Recipients
Japan and Its Neighbors: Shinzo Abe's Northeast Asia Diplomacy
October 17, 2014
Japan and Its Neighbors: Shinzo Abe's Northeast Asia Diplomacy
A look at Japan's active foreign policy in Northeast Asia.
Japan and Its Neighbors: Shinzo Abe's Northeast Asia Diplomacy
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
October 17, 2014
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
ASEAN navies are rapidly acquiring amphibious capabilities. Their intentions, however, remain unclear.
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
Why the Upcoming China-Vietnam Defense Ministers Meeting is Immensely Important
October 17, 2014
Why the Upcoming China-Vietnam Defense Ministers Meeting is Immensely Important
Chinese and Vietnamese officials will meet this weekend with maritime security on the agenda.
Why the Upcoming China-Vietnam Defense Ministers Meeting is Immensely Important
How Imperial Germany Lost Asia
October 17, 2014
How Imperial Germany Lost Asia
A hundred years ago, the German empire slowly shed its Asian possessions.
How Imperial Germany Lost Asia
US Turns A2/AD Guns on China?
October 16, 2014
US Turns A2/AD Guns on China?
Implements of land-based access denial are available. The US should seize it.
US Turns A2/AD Guns on China?
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