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
Japan-China Maritime Crisis Management Talks Are On the Horizon
March 16, 2015
Japan-China Maritime Crisis Management Talks Are On the Horizon
Chinese and Japanese officials will meet in Singapore in May to further discuss a maritime crisis management mechanism.
Japan-China Maritime Crisis Management Talks Are On the Horizon
US Admiral: Japanese Operations in South China Sea 'Make Sense' in the Future
January 30, 2015
US Admiral: Japanese Operations in South China Sea 'Make Sense' in the Future
The United States might support Japanese military operations in the South China Sea.
US Admiral: Japanese Operations in South China Sea 'Make Sense' in the Future
Will Northeast Asia's 2015 Be Overshadowed by War History?
January 03, 2015
Will Northeast Asia's 2015 Be Overshadowed by War History?
2015 is the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. How will Northeast Asia handle the milestone?
Will Northeast Asia's 2015 Be Overshadowed by War History?
US-Japan Alliance: Still 'Sword and Shield'?
November 05, 2014
US-Japan Alliance: Still 'Sword and Shield'?
Don't let the current defense guideline overhaul fool you. The broad contours of the U.S.-Japan alliance won't change.
US-Japan Alliance: Still 'Sword and Shield'?
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