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Oliver Stone Slams China for Glorifying Mao
April 18, 2014
Oliver Stone Slams China for Glorifying Mao
The controversial director told a Chinese audience that its film industry must grapple with China's history.
Oliver Stone Slams China for Glorifying Mao
Shinzo Abe: China is a 'Vital Economic Partner'
April 18, 2014
Shinzo Abe: China is a 'Vital Economic Partner'
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe acknowledged the economic inseparability of China and Japan.
Shinzo Abe: China is a 'Vital Economic Partner'
Is an Asian NATO Possible?
April 17, 2014
Is an Asian NATO Possible?
A future NATO-like organization in Asia seems more likely than a European NATO seemed at the end of WWII.
Is an Asian NATO Possible?
Japan, South Korea Set Up Diplomatic Channel to Address 'Comfort Women' Issue
April 17, 2014
Japan, South Korea Set Up Diplomatic Channel to Address 'Comfort Women' Issue
This is the first time that the two countries will address the 'comfort women' issue in a diplomatic setting.
Japan, South Korea Set Up Diplomatic Channel to Address 'Comfort Women' Issue
284 Missing After South Korean Ferry Sinks
April 17, 2014
284 Missing After South Korean Ferry Sinks
284 people are missing after a South Korean ferry headed to Jeju-do, off the southern tip of the Korean peninsula, sank
284 Missing After South Korean Ferry Sinks
China, US Discuss North Korea
April 16, 2014
China, US Discuss North Korea
China's special representative on Korean affairs is in the US this weeks for talks with his American counterpart.
China, US Discuss North Korea
Japan: The “Return to Militarism” Argument
April 16, 2014
Japan: The “Return to Militarism” Argument
Could Japan see a return to militarism as some have claimed? Several factors make that highly unlikely.
Japan: The “Return to Militarism” Argument
Russia’s Ukraine Invasion: An Opportunity for America?
April 16, 2014
Russia’s Ukraine Invasion: An Opportunity for America?
If America takes a more global, strategic view, it can make lemonade out of the sour Ukrainian lemon.
Russia’s Ukraine Invasion: An Opportunity for America?
US to Help Taiwan Build Attack Submarines
April 15, 2014
US to Help Taiwan Build Attack Submarines
Taiwan’s defense chief has confirmed that Washington will help Taipei build diesel-electric attack submarines (SSK).
US to Help Taiwan Build Attack Submarines
US Drives Down Global Defense Spending
April 15, 2014
US Drives Down Global Defense Spending
The countries with the 15 largest military budgets in 2013 accounted for a whopping 79 percent of global defense spending.
US Drives Down Global Defense Spending
The Relevance of the South Korea-US Alliance
April 14, 2014
The Relevance of the South Korea-US Alliance
Given South Korea’s economic transformation, how important is the presence of U.S. troops today?
The Relevance of the South Korea-US Alliance
Shinzo Abe’s Biggest Enemy: the LDP
April 14, 2014
Shinzo Abe’s Biggest Enemy: the LDP
Internal party discord shows the narrative of Japan’s rightward shift under Abe is not as simple as it might appear.
Shinzo Abe’s Biggest Enemy: the LDP
Obama’s Approval Rating Rises in Asia
April 12, 2014
Obama’s Approval Rating Rises in Asia
Obama’s approval ratings in Asia rose 8 percent last year, even as they declined among those most concerned about China.
Obama’s Approval Rating Rises in Asia
Philippines, United States Agree on New Security Accord
April 12, 2014
Philippines, United States Agree on New Security Accord
The agreement will be signed by President Obama when he visits the Philippines later this month.
Philippines, United States Agree on New Security Accord
South Korea, United States Hold Largest Ever Joint Air Drill
April 11, 2014
South Korea, United States Hold Largest Ever Joint Air Drill
Plus, China's new Shenyang J-15 jet makes an appearance, and the U.S. Air Force's A-10 gets ready to retire.
South Korea, United States Hold Largest Ever Joint Air Drill
Can China Become a High-Income Economy?
April 11, 2014
Can China Become a High-Income Economy?
The IMF thinks so, but some challenging reforms will be needed if China is to avoid the middle-income trap.
Can China Become a High-Income Economy?
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