Japan to Shoot Down Foreign Drones
October 22, 2013
Japan to Shoot Down Foreign Drones
Prime Minister Abe has approved a plan to shoot down foreign drones flying above Japanese airspace.
Japan to Shoot Down Foreign Drones
Xi Jinping: China’s Most Powerful Leader Since Deng and Mao?
August 05, 2013
Xi Jinping: China’s Most Powerful Leader Since Deng and Mao?
Plus, are China’s internet censors really just pollsters? Monday China links.
Xi Jinping: China’s Most Powerful Leader Since Deng and Mao?
Diaoyu Island Assault: PLA-Designed Video Game Simulates Sino-Japanese Conflict
August 02, 2013
Diaoyu Island Assault: PLA-Designed Video Game Simulates Sino-Japanese Conflict
Propaganda-heavy FPS allows Chinese gamers to go to war over the disputed islands.
Diaoyu Island Assault: PLA-Designed Video Game Simulates Sino-Japanese Conflict
The Flawed Logic Behind Beijing’s Senkaku/Diaoyu Policy
May 16, 2013
The Flawed Logic Behind Beijing’s Senkaku/Diaoyu Policy
Is Beijing correctly weighing the risks and gains in its negotiations with Japan over the disputed islands?
The Flawed Logic Behind Beijing’s Senkaku/Diaoyu Policy
Another Twist in the China-Japan Island Dispute
April 25, 2013
Another Twist in the China-Japan Island Dispute
The arrival of Chinese near disputed islands prompts a blunt response from Tokyo.
Another Twist in the China-Japan Island Dispute
A Cold War in the East China Sea?
March 26, 2013
A Cold War in the East China Sea?
Amid ambiguous signaling, hardening alliances, and the militarization of the dispute, has a Cold War begun over the Senkakus?
A Cold War in the East China Sea?
6 Ways to Prevent a Conflict Between Tokyo and Beijing
February 23, 2013
6 Ways to Prevent a Conflict Between Tokyo and Beijing
There are many reasons why China and Japan won’t go to war. Now is the time to explore how to actively prevent it.
6 Ways to Prevent a Conflict Between Tokyo and Beijing
How Involved Is Xi Jinping in the Diaoyu Crisis?
February 08, 2013
How Involved Is Xi Jinping in the Diaoyu Crisis?
As tensions rise, Linda Jakobson looks at how China’s leader-in-waiting may be involved—and the role of dysfunctional decision-making.
How Involved Is Xi Jinping in the Diaoyu Crisis?
A Frightening Prospect: War in the East China Sea
December 28, 2012
A Frightening Prospect: War in the East China Sea
A noted scholar warns of a China – Japan war with the U.S. being dragged in. Is it possible?
A Frightening Prospect: War in the East China Sea
Taiwan's East China Sea Peace Plan
December 21, 2012
Taiwan's East China Sea Peace Plan
President Ma has crafted a plan to solve the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands dispute. Could it work?
Taiwan's East China Sea Peace Plan
Can China Learn from Rome?
November 04, 2012
Can China Learn from Rome?
China can emulate a Roman general known for delay—if it has the patience.
Can China Learn from Rome?
Doubling Down in the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands?
October 26, 2012
Doubling Down in the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands?
Although China and Japan continue to talk, both sides seem to be hardening their positions.
Doubling Down in the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands?
Japan's Three Options in the East China Sea
October 25, 2012
Japan's Three Options in the East China Sea
Tokyo has a number of options when its comes to the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands spat. What should Japan do?
Japan's Three Options in the East China Sea
Can China 'Win' Without Fighting?
October 25, 2012
Can China 'Win' Without Fighting?
Beijing’s “shadowboxing” strategy: China may have the luxury of wearing down Japan in the East China Sea.
Can China 'Win' Without Fighting?
Tensions in the East China Sea: Here To Stay
October 23, 2012
Tensions in the East China Sea: Here To Stay
Why misconceptions, nationalism, and strategic advantage give China little incentive to seek compromise.
Tensions in the East China Sea: Here To Stay
What to Talk About: Easing China-Japan Island Tensions
October 19, 2012
What to Talk About: Easing China-Japan Island Tensions
China and Japan will hold fresh talks over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands. Can a compromise be found?
What to Talk About: Easing China-Japan Island Tensions
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