China and Japan Seek Detente?
April 16, 2014
China and Japan Seek Detente?
All signs suggest that China and Japan are quietly trying to improve ties.
China and Japan Seek Detente?
Japan Orders Military to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles
April 05, 2014
Japan Orders Military to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles
Japan's decision to shoot down North Korean missiles comes as Pyongyang readies its fourth nuclear test.
Japan Orders Military to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles
China, US, Japan React to Philippines' UNCLOS Case
April 04, 2014
China, US, Japan React to Philippines' UNCLOS Case
Plus, reactions to Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions and Chinese views of Malaysia after Flight 370. Friday China links.
China, US, Japan React to Philippines' UNCLOS Case
Japan Will Reactivate Nuclear Plants
April 04, 2014
Japan Will Reactivate Nuclear Plants
The Abe administration is attempting to restart several of Japan's nuclear reactors.
Japan Will Reactivate Nuclear Plants
US Swears Asia Pivot Isn't Dead
April 02, 2014
US Swears Asia Pivot Isn't Dead
Ahead of his fourth trip to the region, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the US remains committed to the rebalance.
US Swears Asia Pivot Isn't Dead
Interview With David Pilling
April 01, 2014
Interview With David Pilling
The Diplomat's Justin McDonnell spoke with the Financial Times Asia Editor David Pilling.
Interview With David Pilling
Germany Rebukes China’s Anti-Japan PR Campaign
March 29, 2014
Germany Rebukes China’s Anti-Japan PR Campaign
Berlin strongly rebuffed Beijing’s efforts to use Germany’s wartime past to shame Japan during Xi’s trip to Germany.
Germany Rebukes China’s Anti-Japan PR Campaign
Amid Ukraine Crisis, Russia Pursues Energy Deals With Asia
March 26, 2014
Amid Ukraine Crisis, Russia Pursues Energy Deals With Asia
Igor Sechin, CEO of Rosneft, is on a tour of Japan, India, South Korea and Vietnam.
Amid Ukraine Crisis, Russia Pursues Energy Deals With Asia
How Japan Could Turn the Table on China
March 24, 2014
How Japan Could Turn the Table on China
Although Japan should repent for its crimes against China, so too should the CCP.
How Japan Could Turn the Table on China
What Japan and the US Can Learn From March Madness
March 20, 2014
What Japan and the US Can Learn From March Madness
One can do worse than the basketball metaphor for explaining the Senkaku/Diaoyu Island dispute.
What Japan and the US Can Learn From March Madness
Japan and China’s Dispute Goes Nuclear
March 18, 2014
Japan and China’s Dispute Goes Nuclear
Japan and China's bitter PR campaign has now entered the nuclear realm.
Japan and China’s Dispute Goes Nuclear
How China Strengthens Japan’s Navy
March 17, 2014
How China Strengthens Japan’s Navy
In trying to counter China in the East China Sea, the JMSDF is honing its skills.
How China Strengthens Japan’s Navy
Survey: South Koreans Prefer Kim Jong-un to Shinzo Abe
March 05, 2014
Survey: South Koreans Prefer Kim Jong-un to Shinzo Abe
For the first time, Shinzo Abe is perceived less favorably than Kim Jong-un in South Korea.
Survey: South Koreans Prefer Kim Jong-un to Shinzo Abe
Taiwan Asserts Itself in East China Sea
March 01, 2014
Taiwan Asserts Itself in East China Sea
The Taiwanese Coast Guard and Military conducted a simulated fire drill and patrols in the East China Sea last week.
Taiwan Asserts Itself in East China Sea
Has China Awoken a Sleeping Giant in Japan?
March 01, 2014
Has China Awoken a Sleeping Giant in Japan?
In his dispatch from Tokyo, the Naval Diplomat reports that Japan has given up debating the nature of China’s rise.
Has China Awoken a Sleeping Giant in Japan?
Three Hidden Time Bombs in the US-Japan Alliance
February 28, 2014
Three Hidden Time Bombs in the US-Japan Alliance
The US and Japan need to align their policies on China strategy, deterrence and offensive military capabilities.
Three Hidden Time Bombs in the US-Japan Alliance
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