What Abe's WW2 Anniversary Statement Says About Japanese Identity
August 20, 2015
What Abe's WW2 Anniversary Statement Says About Japanese Identity
The language in Abe's statement reflects a mainstream consensus on modern Japanese identity.
What Abe's WW2 Anniversary Statement Says About Japanese Identity
China, South Korea Not Convinced by Abe's WW2 Anniversary Speech
August 18, 2015
China, South Korea Not Convinced by Abe's WW2 Anniversary Speech
China was blunt about its disappointment, while South Korea held out hope for better relations.
China, South Korea Not Convinced by Abe's WW2 Anniversary Speech
Japan’s One-Way Push Against China: An Unstated Acquiescence?
August 17, 2015
Japan’s One-Way Push Against China: An Unstated Acquiescence?
Japan’s recent rhetoric on China has elicited only a muted reaction – but perhaps China wants it that way.
Japan’s One-Way Push Against China: An Unstated Acquiescence?
Should the United States Be Blamed for Japan’s Historical Revisionism?
August 15, 2015
Should the United States Be Blamed for Japan’s Historical Revisionism?
In hindsight, exonerating Japan’s Emperor was a grave mistake.
Should the United States Be Blamed for Japan’s Historical Revisionism?
The Abe Statement: Did Abe Apologize?
August 14, 2015
The Abe Statement: Did Abe Apologize?
Abe's statement included the right language -- but not in the right way.
The Abe Statement: Did Abe Apologize?
Japan and Chinese Decision-Making
August 12, 2015
Japan and Chinese Decision-Making
Understanding China’s decision-making process could help Japan create a better strategy.
Japan and Chinese Decision-Making
The Politics of History in China-Japan Relations
August 10, 2015
The Politics of History in China-Japan Relations
China and Japan must remember the past, but not live forever in its shadow.
The Politics of History in China-Japan Relations
Japan and Asia: Dances with the Dragon
July 31, 2015
Japan and Asia: Dances with the Dragon
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s regional diplomacy has been dominated by Japan’s past and China’s future.
Japan and Asia: Dances with the Dragon
Beijing’s South China Sea Rhetoric Is Fooling No One
July 28, 2015
Beijing’s South China Sea Rhetoric Is Fooling No One
China's anti-Japanese rhetoric only masks Beijing's own misbehavior in the Asia-Pacific region.
Beijing’s South China Sea Rhetoric Is Fooling No One
Diplomatic Update: Where Are Japan-China Relations Headed?
July 25, 2015
Diplomatic Update: Where Are Japan-China Relations Headed?
Are Japan and China coming together or heading back apart? Ankit Panda and Shannon Tiezzi discuss recent developments.
Diplomatic Update: Where Are Japan-China Relations Headed?
Why China’s Media Controls Are Better Than Ever
July 24, 2015
Why China’s Media Controls Are Better Than Ever
Plus, Turkey and Chinese Uyghurs, hope for a Xi-Abe summit, and trouble for Taylor Swift. Friday China links.
Why China’s Media Controls Are Better Than Ever
A New Chinese Threat in the East China Sea? Not So Fast
July 23, 2015
A New Chinese Threat in the East China Sea? Not So Fast
Japan's bid to portray Chinese oil platform development in the East China Sea as threatening is misguided.
A New Chinese Threat in the East China Sea? Not So Fast
Japan-China Maritime Dispute Back in the Spotlight
July 23, 2015
Japan-China Maritime Dispute Back in the Spotlight
With the release of new evidence of Chinese development, Japan seeks to draw global attention to the East China Sea.
Japan-China Maritime Dispute Back in the Spotlight
China and Japan: Toward a Xi-Abe Summit?
July 18, 2015
China and Japan: Toward a Xi-Abe Summit?
A recent meeting in Beijing is a baby step toward a bilateral summit -- provided historical issues don't get in the way.
China and Japan: Toward a Xi-Abe Summit?
China’s Assertiveness Could Worsen, Japan Military Chief Warns
July 18, 2015
China’s Assertiveness Could Worsen, Japan Military Chief Warns
Admiral Kawano sees a worrying future as Beijing seeks to expand its regional reach.
China’s Assertiveness Could Worsen, Japan Military Chief Warns
China: Japan Security Legislation a 'Nightmare Scenario'
July 17, 2015
China: Japan Security Legislation a 'Nightmare Scenario'
Beijing has reacted with predictable breathlessness to the passage of new security legislation in Tokyo.
China: Japan Security Legislation a 'Nightmare Scenario'
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