Signs of Sino-Japanese Détente Despite New US-Japan Defense Guidelines?
November 18, 2014
Signs of Sino-Japanese Détente Despite New US-Japan Defense Guidelines?
Both sides seem to be trying to defuse tensions, if not actually addressing the underlying causes.
Signs of Sino-Japanese Détente Despite New US-Japan Defense Guidelines?
Abe’s Humiliation in Beijing
November 17, 2014
Abe’s Humiliation in Beijing
The atmospherics of his meeting with Xi suggest there is little cause for optimism in bilateral relations.
Abe’s Humiliation in Beijing
The Chinese Poachers: A Good Source of Red Coral – and Information
November 13, 2014
The Chinese Poachers: A Good Source of Red Coral – and Information
Is there more to the Chinese red coral poachers in Japan’s EEZ waters than meets the eye?
The Chinese Poachers: A Good Source of Red Coral – and Information
At Long Last, a Xi-Abe Meeting. Now What?
November 11, 2014
At Long Last, a Xi-Abe Meeting. Now What?
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met for the first time on Monday.
At Long Last, a Xi-Abe Meeting. Now What?
Japan and China Get to Yes on an Abe-Xi Summit
November 09, 2014
Japan and China Get to Yes on an Abe-Xi Summit
After much speculation it appears that the two sides have found sufficient common ground to meet.
Japan and China Get to Yes on an Abe-Xi Summit
India Appoints Full-Time Defense Minister
November 08, 2014
India Appoints Full-Time Defense Minister
Plus, China debuts Shenyang J-31, U.S. considers delays to Afghan withdrawal, and Koreans debate THAAD. Defense links.
India Appoints Full-Time Defense Minister
A China-Japan Breakthrough: A Primer on Their 4 Point Consensus
November 07, 2014
A China-Japan Breakthrough: A Primer on Their 4 Point Consensus
A four-point consensus issued after a high-level China-Japan meeting promises to restore bilateral relations.
A China-Japan Breakthrough: A Primer on Their 4 Point Consensus
A Glimpse Into Chinese Nationalism
November 07, 2014
A Glimpse Into Chinese Nationalism
A new survey gauges popular support for actions on China’s maritime disputes, with some surprising results.
A Glimpse Into Chinese Nationalism
Illegal Fishermen: The Newest Threat to China-Japan Relations
November 07, 2014
Illegal Fishermen: The Newest Threat to China-Japan Relations
Japanese lawmakers decry coral poaching operations by Chinese vessels in Japanese waters.
Illegal Fishermen: The Newest Threat to China-Japan Relations
Pollution Worries Dominate China’s APEC Run-Up
November 06, 2014
Pollution Worries Dominate China’s APEC Run-Up
Press roundup of issues in the days before Beijing’s Leaders’ Summit next week.
Pollution Worries Dominate China’s APEC Run-Up
APEC Summit: Will It Matter for Northeast Asia?
November 05, 2014
APEC Summit: Will It Matter for Northeast Asia?
The region’s shifting realities require more than handshakes and photo opportunities.
APEC Summit: Will It Matter for Northeast Asia?
China and Japan's 'Double Cold' Trap
November 01, 2014
China and Japan's 'Double Cold' Trap
Crisis control should be the top priority in Sino-Japanese relations.
China and Japan's 'Double Cold' Trap
China Plays It Coy on Xi-Abe Meeting
October 30, 2014
China Plays It Coy on Xi-Abe Meeting
Despite growing speculation that a Xi-Abe meeting is in the cards, Beijing is sticking to its guns.
China Plays It Coy on Xi-Abe Meeting
China Slams US Radar Deployment in Japan
October 28, 2014
China Slams US Radar Deployment in Japan
Plus, China's subs go global, the IAF's poor serviceability rate, Pakistan's COAS visits the U.S. and more. Links.
China Slams US Radar Deployment in Japan
Japan’s Chances at APEC Summit
October 27, 2014
Japan’s Chances at APEC Summit
How successful will Abe be in meeting with his three big targets at the summit?
Japan’s Chances at APEC Summit
Calming the Seas: Chinese Vessels Temporarily Vanish from Senkaku Contiguous Zone
October 24, 2014
Calming the Seas: Chinese Vessels Temporarily Vanish from Senkaku Contiguous Zone
For nearly two weeks in October, China halted all patrols in the contiguous zone of the Senkaku Islands. Why?
Calming the Seas: Chinese Vessels Temporarily Vanish from Senkaku Contiguous Zone
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