Russia and China Kick Off Naval Exercise in Sea of Japan
August 24, 2015
Russia and China Kick Off Naval Exercise in Sea of Japan
The military exercise includes an amphibious and airborne landing by Russian and Chinese troops.
Russia and China Kick Off Naval Exercise in Sea of Japan
Remembering World War II in Asia: Dishonest Visions of History?
August 13, 2015
Remembering World War II in Asia: Dishonest Visions of History?
Cold War divisions, now shorn of their ideological pretensions, have achieved a kind of second life in war memory.
Remembering World War II in Asia: Dishonest Visions of History?
Japan’s Yucca Mountain: Nuclear Reboot Raises Questions on Waste Storage
August 10, 2015
Japan’s Yucca Mountain: Nuclear Reboot Raises Questions on Waste Storage
The restart of Sendai 1 is nearly complete, but uncertainty looms over Japan’s disposal strategy for fresh nuclear waste.
Japan’s Yucca Mountain: Nuclear Reboot Raises Questions on Waste Storage
Is Japan Becoming a Threat to Peace?
July 31, 2015
Is Japan Becoming a Threat to Peace?
Japan’s entry into the military dimensions of the South China Sea may come to be seen as threat to general peace.
Is Japan Becoming a Threat to Peace?
China and Russia to Hold Military Exercise in the Sea of Japan
July 31, 2015
China and Russia to Hold Military Exercise in the Sea of Japan
China and Russia will hold a naval exercise in the Sea of Japan in late August.
China and Russia to Hold Military Exercise in the Sea of Japan
How Russia Tries to Intimidate Japan
July 25, 2015
How Russia Tries to Intimidate Japan
Moscow is stepping up its military presence on the disputed Kuril Islands.
How Russia Tries to Intimidate Japan
Surprise: Japan Sees China as Its Main National Security Threat
July 21, 2015
Surprise: Japan Sees China as Its Main National Security Threat
Tokyo’s 2015 defense white paper highlights concerns over Beijing’s maritime ambitions in Asia.
Surprise: Japan Sees China as Its Main National Security Threat
China: Japan Security Legislation a 'Nightmare Scenario'
July 17, 2015
China: Japan Security Legislation a 'Nightmare Scenario'
Beijing has reacted with predictable breathlessness to the passage of new security legislation in Tokyo.
China: Japan Security Legislation a 'Nightmare Scenario'
How Does Japan's LDP Plan to Pass Security Reform?
July 10, 2015
How Does Japan's LDP Plan to Pass Security Reform?
With the 60-day rule, the Diet juggles technicalities and the LDP presses forward its bill reinterpreting Article 9.
How Does Japan's LDP Plan to Pass Security Reform?
Japan Seeks To Export its New Sub-Hunting Plane
July 09, 2015
Japan Seeks To Export its New Sub-Hunting Plane
Tokyo has ambitions to become a global supplier of military hardware.
Japan Seeks To Export its New Sub-Hunting Plane
Is Japan's LDP Beginning to Get Serious About Reigning In Public Debt?
July 07, 2015
Is Japan's LDP Beginning to Get Serious About Reigning In Public Debt?
For Abe, security reforms and TPP-related legislation may trump the annual budget.
Is Japan's LDP Beginning to Get Serious About Reigning In Public Debt?
Both Koreas Invited to Beijing For World War II Anniversary
July 02, 2015
Both Koreas Invited to Beijing For World War II Anniversary
Will both Koreas send ceremonial units to China's parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of World War II's end?
Both Koreas Invited to Beijing For World War II Anniversary
Japan’s South China Sea Strategy
July 01, 2015
Japan’s South China Sea Strategy
Tokyo doesn’t have a claim to the sea, but it certainly cares about what happens there.
Japan’s South China Sea Strategy
US and Japan Successfully Test Ballistic Missile Killer
June 11, 2015
US and Japan Successfully Test Ballistic Missile Killer
The new next-generation Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) is scheduled to be deployed at sea and ashore by 2018.
US and Japan Successfully Test Ballistic Missile Killer
Full Speed Ahead: Russia to Accelerate Construction in the Kurils
June 09, 2015
Full Speed Ahead: Russia to Accelerate Construction in the Kurils
Moscow's push to speed up development of the islands is, in part, a jab at Tokyo over Abe's visit to Ukraine.
Full Speed Ahead: Russia to Accelerate Construction in the Kurils
G7 Leaders Call for 'Rules-Based' Maritime Order, Condemn North Korea
June 09, 2015
G7 Leaders Call for 'Rules-Based' Maritime Order, Condemn North Korea
The leaders of the G-7 came together to call for maritime security, and condemned North Korea's nuclear program.
G7 Leaders Call for 'Rules-Based' Maritime Order, Condemn North Korea
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