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Is Abenomics Failing to Meet International Expectations?
September 22, 2014
Is Abenomics Failing to Meet International Expectations?
U.S. cites Japanese ‘underperformance’ at G20, yet Abe’s policies are already in full swing.
Is Abenomics Failing to Meet International Expectations?
The Tyranny of the Minority in South Korea
September 20, 2014
The Tyranny of the Minority in South Korea
A new law has made South Korea's National Assembly as ineffective as the U.S. Senate.
The Tyranny of the Minority in South Korea
North Korea's Diplomacy Bonanza
September 20, 2014
North Korea's Diplomacy Bonanza
The Hermit Kingdom is coming out of its shell this month with a series of unusual diplomatic overtures.
North Korea's Diplomacy Bonanza
What Does China Think of Scotland’s Referendum?
September 19, 2014
What Does China Think of Scotland’s Referendum?
Plus, the Kim Jong-un rumors, China and the Ebola crisis, and China's biggest polluter. Friday China links.
What Does China Think of Scotland’s Referendum?
Signs of Improvement in Frosty Northeast Asian Relations?
September 18, 2014
Signs of Improvement in Frosty Northeast Asian Relations?
Tokyo, Beijing and Seoul may temporarily overlook diplomatic spats for economic gains.
Signs of Improvement in Frosty Northeast Asian Relations?
No, Kim Jong-un's Not Visiting China (Yet)
September 17, 2014
No, Kim Jong-un's Not Visiting China (Yet)
Widely quoted comments by China's ambassador to Seoul don't indicate plans for Kim Jong-un to visit China.
No, Kim Jong-un's Not Visiting China (Yet)
India’s Soft Power Advantage
September 17, 2014
India’s Soft Power Advantage
Deeply entrenched factors make India a uniquely attractive great-power partner.
India’s Soft Power Advantage
China’s 4 Principles in the South China Sea Dispute
September 16, 2014
China’s 4 Principles in the South China Sea Dispute
China is slowly crafting a policy for its regional maritime disputes. Could it open the door to negotiation?
China’s 4 Principles in the South China Sea Dispute
What’s Wrong With South Korea’s Liberals?
September 16, 2014
What’s Wrong With South Korea’s Liberals?
Park’s government is vulnerable, but the country’s liberal opposition is not inspiring much confidence. Why?
What’s Wrong With South Korea’s Liberals?
Seoul-Tokyo Ties Could Improve, as Abductee Report Comes Due
September 16, 2014
Seoul-Tokyo Ties Could Improve, as Abductee Report Comes Due
South Korea seems to accept that the report won’t lead to greater influence for Japan.
Seoul-Tokyo Ties Could Improve, as Abductee Report Comes Due
How South Korea’s Liberals Lost the Youth Vote
September 16, 2014
How South Korea’s Liberals Lost the Youth Vote
In a dramatic reversal of fortunes, young people in South Korea are increasingly conservative.
How South Korea’s Liberals Lost the Youth Vote
China Creates New 'Asia for Asians' Security Forum
September 15, 2014
China Creates New 'Asia for Asians' Security Forum
By inviting the Japanese and North and South Korean defense chiefs, Beijing hopes to create its own Shangri-La Dialogue.
China Creates New 'Asia for Asians' Security Forum
Chinese Brands Raise Profiles in South Korea
September 15, 2014
Chinese Brands Raise Profiles in South Korea
Chinese companies tried to register 137.9% more trademarks in South Korea in 2010 than in 2013.
Chinese Brands Raise Profiles in South Korea
The US-DPRK Hostage Stalemate
September 14, 2014
The US-DPRK Hostage Stalemate
What implications could North Korea's holding of three Americans have on U.S. policy?
The US-DPRK Hostage Stalemate
East Asia and America's War on the Caliphate
September 13, 2014
East Asia and America's War on the Caliphate
What implications will the war on the Islamic State have for U.S. power in the Asia-Pacific?
East Asia and America's War on the Caliphate
South Korea's War on Brain Drain
September 13, 2014
South Korea's War on Brain Drain
South Korea is finally trying to reverse the flow of high quality human capital fleeing the country.
South Korea's War on Brain Drain
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