How China Strengthens Japan’s Navy
March 17, 2014
How China Strengthens Japan’s Navy
In trying to counter China in the East China Sea, the JMSDF is honing its skills.
How China Strengthens Japan’s Navy
Of Course the PLA is Planning for a 'Short, Sharp War'
March 14, 2014
Of Course the PLA is Planning for a 'Short, Sharp War'
The "revelation" that China's military is planning for a quick war with Japan should shock no one.
Of Course the PLA is Planning for a 'Short, Sharp War'
Taiwan Calls for East China Sea Code of Conduct
March 04, 2014
Taiwan Calls for East China Sea Code of Conduct
Ma Ying-jeou is seeking to position Taiwan as a regional peacemaker as tensions rise in the region.
Taiwan Calls for East China Sea Code of Conduct
Taiwan Asserts Itself in East China Sea
March 01, 2014
Taiwan Asserts Itself in East China Sea
The Taiwanese Coast Guard and Military conducted a simulated fire drill and patrols in the East China Sea last week.
Taiwan Asserts Itself in East China Sea
Has China Awoken a Sleeping Giant in Japan?
March 01, 2014
Has China Awoken a Sleeping Giant in Japan?
In his dispatch from Tokyo, the Naval Diplomat reports that Japan has given up debating the nature of China’s rise.
Has China Awoken a Sleeping Giant in Japan?
Three Hidden Time Bombs in the US-Japan Alliance
February 28, 2014
Three Hidden Time Bombs in the US-Japan Alliance
The US and Japan need to align their policies on China strategy, deterrence and offensive military capabilities.
Three Hidden Time Bombs in the US-Japan Alliance
China’s Military Trains for War Against Japan
February 19, 2014
China’s Military Trains for War Against Japan
A senior US military official says the PLA has been holding exercises to practice seizing islands in the East China Sea.
China’s Military Trains for War Against Japan
What Would Chinese Hegemony Look Like?
February 10, 2014
What Would Chinese Hegemony Look Like?
It is certainly not inevitable, but what form would a Sinic Monroe Doctrine take?
What Would Chinese Hegemony Look Like?
Japan Should Follow - Germany
February 06, 2014
Japan Should Follow - Germany
With regional tensions rising, Japan would do well to come to terms with its past.
Japan Should Follow - Germany
East China Sea: What Do China and Japan Really Want?
February 06, 2014
East China Sea: What Do China and Japan Really Want?
Keeping the peace requires understanding what the two sides want out of the dispute.
East China Sea: What Do China and Japan Really Want?
Chinese Foreign Ministry: No South China Sea ADIZ
February 04, 2014
Chinese Foreign Ministry: No South China Sea ADIZ
China says that reports of a South China Sea ADIZ being imminent are baseless rumors.
Chinese Foreign Ministry: No South China Sea ADIZ
China’s Deceptively Weak (and Dangerous) Military
January 31, 2014
China’s Deceptively Weak (and Dangerous) Military
In many ways, the PLA is weaker than it looks – and more dangerous.
China’s Deceptively Weak (and Dangerous) Military
How Will Japan’s New NSC Work?
January 29, 2014
How Will Japan’s New NSC Work?
The National Security Council brings welcome changes, but will it be able to overcome Japanese bureaucracy?
How Will Japan’s New NSC Work?
U.S.-China Relations and the Western Pacific
January 16, 2014
U.S.-China Relations and the Western Pacific
Maritime assertiveness in 2013 appears to have dashed hopes for a “new kind of great power relations.”
U.S.-China Relations and the Western Pacific
China’s Westward Strategy
January 15, 2014
China’s Westward Strategy
Beijing is seeking new energy supply routes to its west. Will that influence its eastern strategy?
China’s Westward Strategy
Senkaku Weirdness to Start Off the Year
January 03, 2014
Senkaku Weirdness to Start Off the Year
The East China Sea has already seen a number of surprises in 2014.
Senkaku Weirdness to Start Off the Year
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