Australia and Japan to Ink Submarine Deal
July 08, 2014
Australia and Japan to Ink Submarine Deal
Prime Ministers Shinzo Abe and Tony Abbott will sign an agreement to open up cooperation on producing submarines.
Australia and Japan to Ink Submarine Deal
Japan and North Korea: Balancing Trilateral Deterrence and Bilateral Progress
July 08, 2014
Japan and North Korea: Balancing Trilateral Deterrence and Bilateral Progress
Is Japan leaving Seoul and Washington in the cold as it pursues diplomacy with North Korea?
Japan and North Korea: Balancing Trilateral Deterrence and Bilateral Progress
For Japan, What Comes After Collective Self-Defense?
July 04, 2014
For Japan, What Comes After Collective Self-Defense?
Why the U.S. and Russia should cooperate on n-security, Iran in Iraq, and Zheng He. Weekend links.
For Japan, What Comes After Collective Self-Defense?
Northeast Asia's Diplomatic Status Quo Persists
July 04, 2014
Northeast Asia's Diplomatic Status Quo Persists
There is a flurry of diplomatic activity in Northeast Asia this week, but are things really changing?
Northeast Asia's Diplomatic Status Quo Persists
Taiwan and Japan’s Collective Self-Defense
July 02, 2014
Taiwan and Japan’s Collective Self-Defense
Though left unsaid, a Chinese invasion of Taiwan figured prominently into Tokyo’s reinterpretation of Article 9.
Taiwan and Japan’s Collective Self-Defense
4 Signs Japan-South Korea Ties Aren’t Improving
June 20, 2014
4 Signs Japan-South Korea Ties Aren’t Improving
South Korea’s next ambassador to Japan will have a difficult job.
4 Signs Japan-South Korea Ties Aren’t Improving
Japan's Most Famous Battleship: The <em>Yamato</em>
June 12, 2014
Japan's Most Famous Battleship: The Yamato
No battleship became a cultural icon in the same way that the Imperial Japanese Navy's Yamato did.
Japan's Most Famous Battleship: The Yamato
The Benefits of a Sluggish Pivot to Asia
June 11, 2014
The Benefits of a Sluggish Pivot to Asia
Sure, the U.S. pivot to Asia is slower than expected, but that's a good thing.
The Benefits of a Sluggish Pivot to Asia
Would You Like an F-35 With Your Aegis?
June 10, 2014
Would You Like an F-35 With Your Aegis?
It’s no coincidence that the Asian nations with Aegis combat systems are also the ones buying the F-35.
Would You Like an F-35 With Your Aegis?
Japan’s Popularity Continues to Plummet
June 06, 2014
Japan’s Popularity Continues to Plummet
A new poll finds Japan increasingly unpopular, but not as unpopular as nuclear-armed nations.
Japan’s Popularity Continues to Plummet
Japan’s Anti-China Coalition Is Dangerous
June 03, 2014
Japan’s Anti-China Coalition Is Dangerous
Japan’s attempts to assemble an anti-China coalition in the region are dangerous and misguided.
Japan’s Anti-China Coalition Is Dangerous
To Lead In Asia, Japan Must Take China to Court
May 31, 2014
To Lead In Asia, Japan Must Take China to Court
Acknowledging the Senkaku dispute and appealing to international law would benefit both Japan and ASEAN.
To Lead In Asia, Japan Must Take China to Court
N. Korea Won’t Cause a Nuclear Domino in Asia (But China Might)
May 31, 2014
N. Korea Won’t Cause a Nuclear Domino in Asia (But China Might)
If there is a nuclear arms race in Asia, China's conventional military power will be to blame.
N. Korea Won’t Cause a Nuclear Domino in Asia (But China Might)
China and Japan Battle for Russia’s Allegiance
May 28, 2014
China and Japan Battle for Russia’s Allegiance
Russia’s importance and non-alignment has Tokyo and Beijing competing for its hearts and minds.
China and Japan Battle for Russia’s Allegiance
Modi is NOT India’s Shinzo Abe
May 27, 2014
Modi is NOT India’s Shinzo Abe
Despite obvious similarities, Modi and Abe differ substantially. Still, Indo-Japanese ties will flourish under them.
Modi is NOT India’s Shinzo Abe
How Japan and North Korea ‘Use’ Each Other
May 21, 2014
How Japan and North Korea ‘Use’ Each Other
Both North Korean and Japan use each other primarily to posture towards third parties.
How Japan and North Korea ‘Use’ Each Other
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