Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
October 19, 2016
Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
As Obama enters his last hundred days in office, Asia remains in flux.
Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
With Eye on China, North Korea, Japan's Abe Pursues Record Defense Budget
September 01, 2016
With Eye on China, North Korea, Japan's Abe Pursues Record Defense Budget
Abe's government is seeking a record defense budget -- again.
With Eye on China, North Korea, Japan's Abe Pursues Record Defense Budget
Japan: 7 Chinese Coast Guard Ships, 230 Fishing Boats in Disputed East China Sea Waters
August 08, 2016
Japan: 7 Chinese Coast Guard Ships, 230 Fishing Boats in Disputed East China Sea Waters
Chinese Coast Guard accompanied scores of fishermen to the waters around the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands.
Japan: 7 Chinese Coast Guard Ships, 230 Fishing Boats in Disputed East China Sea Waters
That Chinese Frigate in the Senkakus Was a Bad Move for China
June 13, 2016
That Chinese Frigate in the Senkakus Was a Bad Move for China
Is China escalating in the East China Sea, or tipping its hand?
That Chinese Frigate in the Senkakus Was a Bad Move for China
A First: Chinese Naval Vessel Enters Senkaku Contiguous Zone in East China Sea
June 09, 2016
A First: Chinese Naval Vessel Enters Senkaku Contiguous Zone in East China Sea
Previously, China had only sent its coast guard into Japan's territorial sea and contiguous zone.
A First: Chinese Naval Vessel Enters Senkaku Contiguous Zone in East China Sea
Japan's Foreign Minister Cancels Plans to Visit China
February 22, 2016
Japan's Foreign Minister Cancels Plans to Visit China
Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida is calling off his plans to visit China this spring.
Japan's Foreign Minister Cancels Plans to Visit China
Should Japan Fear China's Stock Market Crash This Time?
January 15, 2016
Should Japan Fear China's Stock Market Crash This Time?
Will China's 2016 stock market woes have more impact on Japan than in 2015?
Should Japan Fear China's Stock Market Crash This Time?
Why Post-WWII Reconciliation Failed in East Asia
December 19, 2015
Why Post-WWII Reconciliation Failed in East Asia
The legacy of the war endures, impacting modern regional relations.
Why Post-WWII Reconciliation Failed in East Asia
Japan Set to Boost East China Sea Troop Presence
November 30, 2015
Japan Set to Boost East China Sea Troop Presence
Japan will likely deploy 500 troops to Ishigaki island, 90 nautical miles from the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands.
Japan Set to Boost East China Sea Troop Presence
How Can Japan Improve Its Relations With China and South Korea?
November 07, 2015
How Can Japan Improve Its Relations With China and South Korea?
The China-Japan-South Korea trilateral was a good thing for Japan, but much work lies ahead.
How Can Japan Improve Its Relations With China and South Korea?
Shinzo Abe Refrains From Joining Japanese Lawmakers at Yasukuni Shrine
October 21, 2015
Shinzo Abe Refrains From Joining Japanese Lawmakers at Yasukuni Shrine
The Japanese prime minister seems to have learned his lesson about visiting Yasukuni.
Shinzo Abe Refrains From Joining Japanese Lawmakers at Yasukuni Shrine
A First: China Turns Back Commercial Flight For Violating East China Sea ADIZ Rules
July 30, 2015
A First: China Turns Back Commercial Flight For Violating East China Sea ADIZ Rules
China's enforcement of its East China Sea air defense identification zone (ADIZ) is starting to work out.
A First: China Turns Back Commercial Flight For Violating East China Sea ADIZ Rules
What's Missing from China and Japan's East China Sea Crisis Management Framework?
June 16, 2015
What's Missing from China and Japan's East China Sea Crisis Management Framework?
Japan and China will agree to exclude territorial waters and airspace from their maritime crisis management mechanism.
What's Missing from China and Japan's East China Sea Crisis Management Framework?
Abe Heads to G-7 with South China Sea, Asian Security on his Mind
June 08, 2015
Abe Heads to G-7 with South China Sea, Asian Security on his Mind
At the meeting of G-7 leaders in Germany, Shinzo Abe will speak on Asian security.
Abe Heads to G-7 with South China Sea, Asian Security on his Mind
Fourth Time's the Charm: Xi Jinping and Shinzo Abe Meet Again
April 22, 2015
Fourth Time's the Charm: Xi Jinping and Shinzo Abe Meet Again
Xi Jinping and Shinzo Abe held a meeting on the sidelines of the Asia Africa Summit in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Fourth Time's the Charm: Xi Jinping and Shinzo Abe Meet Again
Diplomatic Access: Japan
April 16, 2015
Diplomatic Access: Japan
Japan's ambassador to the U.S. on the U.S.-Japan alliance, the TPP, and overcoming China-Japan tensions.
Diplomatic Access: Japan
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