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East China Sea: 2 Chinese Fighters Conduct 'Unsafe' Intercept of US EP-3 Surveillance Aircraft
July 25, 2017
East China Sea: 2 Chinese Fighters Conduct 'Unsafe' Intercept of US EP-3 Surveillance Aircraft
The incident is the third of its kind this year and the second to take place over the East China Sea.
East China Sea: 2 Chinese Fighters Conduct 'Unsafe' Intercept of US EP-3 Surveillance Aircraft
China Flies 6 Heavy Long-Range Bombers Near Japan
July 15, 2017
China Flies 6 Heavy Long-Range Bombers Near Japan
China flew six H-6K bombers through the Miyako Strait. Japan scrambled its fighter jets in response.
China Flies 6 Heavy Long-Range Bombers Near Japan
2 Chinese Fighters Conduct 'Unprofessional' Intercept of US Air Force WC-135
May 19, 2017
2 Chinese Fighters Conduct 'Unprofessional' Intercept of US Air Force WC-135
Two Chinese Su-30s allegedly intercepted a U.S. WC-135 Constant Phoenix over the East China Sea.
2 Chinese Fighters Conduct 'Unprofessional' Intercept of US Air Force WC-135
China’s Maritime Operation: The 'Gray Zone' in Black and White
May 18, 2017
China’s Maritime Operation: The 'Gray Zone' in Black and White
There is no problem in the “gray zone” because the “gray zone” does not exist.
China’s Maritime Operation: The 'Gray Zone' in Black and White
East China Sea: 4 China Coast Guard Vessels Enter Territorial Sea Near Disputed Islands
May 09, 2017
East China Sea: 4 China Coast Guard Vessels Enter Territorial Sea Near Disputed Islands
Japan claims this is the 12th incursion by Chinese vessels in the East China Sea to date this year.
East China Sea: 4 China Coast Guard Vessels Enter Territorial Sea Near Disputed Islands
China Coast Guard’s New ‘Monster’ Ship Completes Maiden Patrol in South China Sea
May 08, 2017
China Coast Guard’s New ‘Monster’ Ship Completes Maiden Patrol in South China Sea
The world’s largest coast guard cutter conducted its first patrol in the contested waters this month.
China Coast Guard’s New ‘Monster’ Ship Completes Maiden Patrol in South China Sea
Japanese Warships to Join US Carrier Strike Group Off Korean Peninsula
April 13, 2017
Japanese Warships to Join US Carrier Strike Group Off Korean Peninsula
Japan is preparing to send several warships to waters off the Korean peninsula.
Japanese Warships to Join US Carrier Strike Group Off Korean Peninsula
US Bomber Receives Chinese Warning Over East China Sea Skies
March 27, 2017
US Bomber Receives Chinese Warning Over East China Sea Skies
A U.S. B-1B Lancer was warned after entering China's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) over the East China Sea.
US Bomber Receives Chinese Warning Over East China Sea Skies
What Is Japan's Regional Threat Environment and Defense Strategy?
March 10, 2017
What Is Japan's Regional Threat Environment and Defense Strategy?
How does Japan see its threat environment and what are its defense priorities?
What Is Japan's Regional Threat Environment and Defense Strategy?
China Slows the Pace on Its Defense Spending Growth in 2017
March 05, 2017
China Slows the Pace on Its Defense Spending Growth in 2017
Anticipating slower overall growth, China slows the pace of its year-on-year defense spending growth.
China Slows the Pace on Its Defense Spending Growth in 2017
Is China Ready for Global Leadership?
February 27, 2017
Is China Ready for Global Leadership?
Yes and no, but China should get ready for global leadership if the U.S. further retreats from the world.
Is China Ready for Global Leadership?
The New ‘Normal’ in the East China Sea
February 24, 2017
The New ‘Normal’ in the East China Sea
China and Japan are engaged in a long-term test of wills over disputed waters and territory in the East China Sea.
The New ‘Normal’ in the East China Sea
East China Sea: China Coast Guard Enters Disputed Waters Following Mattis' Japan Trip
February 07, 2017
East China Sea: China Coast Guard Enters Disputed Waters Following Mattis' Japan Trip
China's latest East China Sea incursion comes days after the U.S. defense secretary's visit to Tokyo.
East China Sea: China Coast Guard Enters Disputed Waters Following Mattis' Japan Trip
Two Weeks In, Trump Administration Remains Relatively Quiet on US-China Relations
February 07, 2017
Two Weeks In, Trump Administration Remains Relatively Quiet on US-China Relations
U.S.-China interactions since Trump's inauguration have been slow-moving and quiet.
Two Weeks In, Trump Administration Remains Relatively Quiet on US-China Relations
Japanese Defense Minister: Military 'Will Not Be Sent' to the South China Sea Alongside US
February 06, 2017
Japanese Defense Minister: Military 'Will Not Be Sent' to the South China Sea Alongside US
Inada reiterates Japan's standing policy to not involve its forces in the South China Sea beyond training missions.
Japanese Defense Minister: Military 'Will Not Be Sent' to the South China Sea Alongside US
Mattis: Senkakus Covered Under US-Japan Security Treaty
February 06, 2017
Mattis: Senkakus Covered Under US-Japan Security Treaty
Jim Mattis offers Japan reassurance on the disputed Senkaku Islands.
Mattis: Senkakus Covered Under US-Japan Security Treaty
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