The Japan-China Defense Hotline’s Growing Importance
October 28, 2014
The Japan-China Defense Hotline’s Growing Importance
The Japan-U.S. defense guidelines update is necessitating dialogue in the East China Sea.
The Japan-China Defense Hotline’s Growing Importance
Chinese Fishermen in Troubled Waters
October 23, 2014
Chinese Fishermen in Troubled Waters
Strategic issues are not the only driver behind the recent incidents involving Chinese fishermen.
Chinese Fishermen in Troubled Waters
Analyst: China’s Encirclement Could Spark War
October 09, 2014
Analyst: China’s Encirclement Could Spark War
Griffith University's Christian Wirth on the ongoing dangers associated with East Asia's maritime disputes.
Analyst: China’s Encirclement Could Spark War
Could Silicon Valley Change the Calculus in the South China Sea?
September 28, 2014
Could Silicon Valley Change the Calculus in the South China Sea?
Silicon Valley startups are developing technologies that could bring greater transparency to a troubled region.
Could Silicon Valley Change the Calculus in the South China Sea?
The Latest Sign of a China-Japan Thaw
September 25, 2014
The Latest Sign of a China-Japan Thaw
After a break of over 2 years, China and Japan restart maritime consultations, including talks on East China Sea issues.
The Latest Sign of a China-Japan Thaw
Promise and Potential Peril: Japan’s Military Normalization
September 04, 2014
Promise and Potential Peril: Japan’s Military Normalization
To play a productive role in a tense neighborhood, Tokyo needs to look beyond constitutional interpretations.
Promise and Potential Peril: Japan’s Military Normalization
The US Will Defend Japan; The Question Is How?
August 25, 2014
The US Will Defend Japan; The Question Is How?
The debate over whether the U.S. would aid Japan in a fight against China misses the crucial question.
The US Will Defend Japan; The Question Is How?
China Calls US Intercept Complaint ‘Totally Groundless’
August 24, 2014
China Calls US Intercept Complaint ‘Totally Groundless’
China blamed the U.S. for what Washington called a "dangerous intercept" of one of its spy planes.
China Calls US Intercept Complaint ‘Totally Groundless’
Ulysses S. Grant’s East China Sea Diplomacy
August 09, 2014
Ulysses S. Grant’s East China Sea Diplomacy
While on a post-presidential trip to Asia, General Grant mediated Sino-Japanese talks over the Ryukyu Islands.
Ulysses S. Grant’s East China Sea Diplomacy
Japan Wants Talks With China in Myanmar
August 08, 2014
Japan Wants Talks With China in Myanmar
Japan is lobbying for a high-level visit this weekend despite a lack of concessions.
Japan Wants Talks With China in Myanmar
Japan White Paper Slams China Over Disputed Territory
August 05, 2014
Japan White Paper Slams China Over Disputed Territory
Abe’s calls for dialogue belie the real direction of Japan’s foreign policy.
Japan White Paper Slams China Over Disputed Territory
Japan Names Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
August 01, 2014
Japan Names Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
In a move that will almost certainly anger China, Japan announced Friday that it is naming five of the disputed islands.
Japan Names Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
China Holds Annual Military Drills in East, South China Seas
July 29, 2014
China Holds Annual Military Drills in East, South China Seas
The PLA is holding live-fire exercises off China's southeastern and southern coasts.
China Holds Annual Military Drills in East, South China Seas
Will the U.S. Really Defend Japan?
July 26, 2014
Will the U.S. Really Defend Japan?
Despite the president’s statements, the reality appears much more complicated.
Will the U.S. Really Defend Japan?
How South Asia Resolves Maritime Disputes
July 10, 2014
How South Asia Resolves Maritime Disputes
South Asia’s use of international tribunals to settle maritime disputes should be emulated in East Asia.
How South Asia Resolves Maritime Disputes
Beijing Is Tempting Fate
June 16, 2014
Beijing Is Tempting Fate
Recent flybys continue a disturbing pattern of aggression based on dangerous assumptions.
Beijing Is Tempting Fate
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