Chinese Court Seizes Japanese Vessel to Enforce WW2-Related Ruling
April 21, 2014
Chinese Court Seizes Japanese Vessel to Enforce WW2-Related Ruling
The Shanghai Maritime Court seized a Japanese vessel to compensate for WW2-era losses to a Chinese firm.
Chinese Court Seizes Japanese Vessel to Enforce WW2-Related Ruling
China Threatens Taiwan’s Reputation
April 19, 2014
China Threatens Taiwan’s Reputation
It is China's unification agenda that threatens Taiwan's international reputation, not the Sunflower Movement.
China Threatens Taiwan’s Reputation
Japan, Mongolia Exchange Views on Regional Issues
April 19, 2014
Japan, Mongolia Exchange Views on Regional Issues
Japan may be seeking Mongolia's help in approaching North Korea.
Japan, Mongolia Exchange Views on Regional Issues
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'
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
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
Sorry, the Protests Have Undermined Taiwan’s Reputation
April 15, 2014
Sorry, the Protests Have Undermined Taiwan’s Reputation
The protests have had both economic and political implications for the island, argues Charles I-hsin Chen.
Sorry, the Protests Have Undermined Taiwan’s Reputation
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
Japan Opposition Party Leader Backs 'Limited' Collective Defense Proposal
April 11, 2014
Japan Opposition Party Leader Backs 'Limited' Collective Defense Proposal
The DPJ's Former Vice Defense Minister Akihisa Nagashima supports the LDP's collective defense proposal.
Japan Opposition Party Leader Backs 'Limited' Collective Defense Proposal
Russian Capital Flight Could Nearly Double in 2014
April 10, 2014
Russian Capital Flight Could Nearly Double in 2014
As a result of Western sanctions over its annexation of Crimea, Russia will see a massive increase in capital flight.
Russian Capital Flight Could Nearly Double in 2014
Overstating the China Threat?
April 10, 2014
Overstating the China Threat?
Calls for substantial new investments in U.S. military hardware seem a little hasty.
Overstating the China Threat?
Iran's UN Ambassador Pick Angers US
April 10, 2014
Iran's UN Ambassador Pick Angers US
Iran's new ambassadorial nominee to the UN was involved in the 1979 hostage crisis between the U.S. and Iran.
Iran's UN Ambassador Pick Angers US
Kim Jong-un Continues to Consolidate Power
April 10, 2014
Kim Jong-un Continues to Consolidate Power
Kim Jong-un was 're-elected' to the top of the National Defense Commission, but he still has work to do.
Kim Jong-un Continues to Consolidate Power
Japan: A Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing
April 09, 2014
Japan: A Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing
The Japanese government seems not to understand how its country is perceived overseas.
Japan: A Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing
Mongolia: Activist and Ambitious
April 08, 2014
Mongolia: Activist and Ambitious
In the past year, Mongolia has experienced a vast proliferation of diplomatic contact with its region and the world.
Mongolia: Activist and Ambitious
Will Narva Be Russia’s Next Crimea?
April 08, 2014
Will Narva Be Russia’s Next Crimea?
Estonia would be the perfect battlefield for Russia and Putin to continue the war they began with Georgia in 2008.
Will Narva Be Russia’s Next Crimea?
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