Japan’s Uphill PR Battle
March 06, 2014
Japan’s Uphill PR Battle
China and South Korea mount a vigorous campaign abroad against revisionist thinking in Japan.
Japan’s Uphill PR Battle
India Invites Japan To Develop Infrastructure In Its Northeast
February 01, 2014
India Invites Japan To Develop Infrastructure In Its Northeast
India has reportedly invited Japanese firms to develop infrastructure in a region disputed between India and China.
India Invites Japan To Develop Infrastructure In Its Northeast
India and Japan to Conduct Naval Exercise in Pacific Ocean, Consult on National Security
January 27, 2014
India and Japan to Conduct Naval Exercise in Pacific Ocean, Consult on National Security
Shinzo Abe's latest visit to New Delhi resulted in several important agreements on security and economics.
India and Japan to Conduct Naval Exercise in Pacific Ocean, Consult on National Security
Abe's Yasukuni Visit: Calculated Politicking?
December 27, 2013
Abe's Yasukuni Visit: Calculated Politicking?
Abe's visit to Yasukuni shrine represents an attempt to link his economic successes with his other policy objectives.
Abe's Yasukuni Visit: Calculated Politicking?
Should India-Japan Ties Worry China?
December 11, 2013
Should India-Japan Ties Worry China?
India-Japan ties will be “conducive” to regional peace and stability — by forming a bulwark against Chinese ambitions.
Should India-Japan Ties Worry China?
Solving the Senkaku/Diaoyu Dispute
November 05, 2013
Solving the Senkaku/Diaoyu Dispute
An initiative by Taiwan’s president offers what is surely the most effective solution to the dangerous dispute.
Solving the Senkaku/Diaoyu Dispute
Shinzo Abe’s Diplomatic Mission
September 26, 2013
Shinzo Abe’s Diplomatic Mission
The Japanese PM makes an overture to the Chinese president at the recent G20 summit. More is needed.
Shinzo Abe’s Diplomatic Mission
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
Japan and China: Tensions Mounting
February 06, 2013
Japan and China: Tensions Mounting
Drama in the East China Sea between Tokyo and Beijing has gone from bad to worse.
Japan and China: Tensions Mounting
Thinking About the Unthinkable: War in the Senkakus
October 07, 2012
Thinking About the Unthinkable: War in the Senkakus
Japan is at a disadvantage in the Senkakus despite the Self-Defense Forces’ superior quality.
Thinking About the Unthinkable: War in the Senkakus
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