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East China Sea: China Coast Guard Enters Disputed Waters Following Mattis' Japan Trip
February 07, 2017
East China Sea: China Coast Guard Enters Disputed Waters Following Mattis' Japan Trip
China's latest East China Sea incursion comes days after the U.S. defense secretary's visit to Tokyo.
East China Sea: China Coast Guard Enters Disputed Waters Following Mattis' Japan Trip
Mattis: Senkakus Covered Under US-Japan Security Treaty
February 06, 2017
Mattis: Senkakus Covered Under US-Japan Security Treaty
Jim Mattis offers Japan reassurance on the disputed Senkaku Islands.
Mattis: Senkakus Covered Under US-Japan Security Treaty
In Japan, James Mattis May Reiterate US Commitment to Senkaku Defense
February 01, 2017
In Japan, James Mattis May Reiterate US Commitment to Senkaku Defense
Trump's defense secretary will reaffirm U.S. commitments to Japan under Article V when he visits this week.
In Japan, James Mattis May Reiterate US Commitment to Senkaku Defense
The Battle for the Senkakus Moves to the Skies
November 12, 2013
The Battle for the Senkakus Moves to the Skies
Rather than engage in aerial brinksmanship, Japan and China would do well to keep this conflict grounded.
The Battle for the Senkakus Moves to the Skies
3 Reasons Senkaku/Diaoyu Diplomacy Should Be Secret
October 28, 2013
3 Reasons Senkaku/Diaoyu Diplomacy Should Be Secret
China and Japan are right to insist on secrecy in discussing how to resolve the East China Sea dispute.
3 Reasons Senkaku/Diaoyu Diplomacy Should Be Secret
Japan to Shoot Down Foreign Drones
October 22, 2013
Japan to Shoot Down Foreign Drones
Prime Minister Abe has approved a plan to shoot down foreign drones flying above Japanese airspace.
Japan to Shoot Down Foreign Drones
Diaoyu Island Assault: PLA-Designed Video Game Simulates Sino-Japanese Conflict
August 02, 2013
Diaoyu Island Assault: PLA-Designed Video Game Simulates Sino-Japanese Conflict
Propaganda-heavy FPS allows Chinese gamers to go to war over the disputed islands.
Diaoyu Island Assault: PLA-Designed Video Game Simulates Sino-Japanese Conflict
Pakistani Taliban Join the Fight in Syria
July 15, 2013
Pakistani Taliban Join the Fight in Syria
Plus, Taiwan wants to purchase F-35s from the United States. Monday defense links.
Pakistani Taliban Join the Fight in Syria
The Flawed Logic Behind Beijing’s Senkaku/Diaoyu Policy
May 16, 2013
The Flawed Logic Behind Beijing’s Senkaku/Diaoyu Policy
Is Beijing correctly weighing the risks and gains in its negotiations with Japan over the disputed islands?
The Flawed Logic Behind Beijing’s Senkaku/Diaoyu Policy
May 03, 2013
America and the South China Sea Challenge
America must make hard choices and put forth the effort necessary to ensure that the S. China Sea remains peaceful in 2013 and beyond.
America and the South China Sea Challenge
Have An Island Dispute With China? Lawyer Up
May 01, 2013
Have An Island Dispute With China? Lawyer Up
For a nation with little hope of winning a naval standoff, international law is a plausible alternative.
Have An Island Dispute With China? Lawyer Up
Is China Carelessly Overextending Itself?
May 01, 2013
Is China Carelessly Overextending Itself?
China is best advised to ensure that efforts to win local disputes don’t end up creating global problems.
Is China Carelessly Overextending Itself?
Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands: A
April 29, 2013
Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands: A "Core Interest" of China
China declaring the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands a “core interest” could make efforts at compromise even tougher.
Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands: A "Core Interest" of China
Another Twist in the China-Japan Island Dispute
April 25, 2013
Another Twist in the China-Japan Island Dispute
The arrival of Chinese near disputed islands prompts a blunt response from Tokyo.
Another Twist in the China-Japan Island Dispute
East Asia's Islands Challenge
April 18, 2013
East Asia's Islands Challenge
“If symbolic disagreements create conflicts and prevent agreements, then the real problems lie in the domestic political considerations of the players.”
East Asia's Islands Challenge
Japan and Taiwan's Senkakus Play
April 13, 2013
Japan and Taiwan's Senkakus Play
As Asia focuses on North Korea, Tokyo and Taipei resolved some key differences over the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands.
Japan and Taiwan's Senkakus Play
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