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Japan Has Not Recognized Senkaku Island Dispute
November 11, 2014
Japan Has Not Recognized Senkaku Island Dispute
Japan has not recognized a territorial dispute exists with China over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands.
Japan Has Not Recognized Senkaku Island Dispute
The Japan-China Defense Hotline’s Growing Importance
October 28, 2014
The Japan-China Defense Hotline’s Growing Importance
The Japan-U.S. defense guidelines update is necessitating dialogue in the East China Sea.
The Japan-China Defense Hotline’s Growing Importance
Japan Caves to China on Senkaku Island Dispute
October 18, 2014
Japan Caves to China on Senkaku Island Dispute
To secure a meeting with Xi, Japanese PM Abe caved to China's long-standing demand on the East China Sea dispute.
Japan Caves to China on Senkaku Island Dispute
Japan’s Undemocratic Foreign Policy
September 12, 2014
Japan’s Undemocratic Foreign Policy
Shinzo Abe’s position on the Senkaku Islands dispute is wrongheaded, and the Japanese people know it.
Japan’s Undemocratic Foreign Policy
Most Chinese Expect War With Japan
September 11, 2014
Most Chinese Expect War With Japan
A majority of Chinese believe their country will go to war with Japan in the future.
Most Chinese Expect War With Japan
The US Will Defend Japan; The Question Is How?
August 25, 2014
The US Will Defend Japan; The Question Is How?
The debate over whether the U.S. would aid Japan in a fight against China misses the crucial question.
The US Will Defend Japan; The Question Is How?
Ulysses S. Grant’s East China Sea Diplomacy
August 09, 2014
Ulysses S. Grant’s East China Sea Diplomacy
While on a post-presidential trip to Asia, General Grant mediated Sino-Japanese talks over the Ryukyu Islands.
Ulysses S. Grant’s East China Sea Diplomacy
Japan Names Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
August 01, 2014
Japan Names Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
In a move that will almost certainly anger China, Japan announced Friday that it is naming five of the disputed islands.
Japan Names Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
How the World Got the Concept of Borders Wrong
June 12, 2014
How the World Got the Concept of Borders Wrong
Rigid territorial norms make the resolution of contemporary territorial disputes almost impossible.
How the World Got the Concept of Borders Wrong
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
Abe’s Next Steps Toward Collective Self-Defense
May 15, 2014
Abe’s Next Steps Toward Collective Self-Defense
The LDP is seeking to unite the coalition government in order to enshrine collective self-defense by year’s end.
Abe’s Next Steps Toward Collective Self-Defense
The Perils of Island Warfare
May 13, 2014
The Perils of Island Warfare
It’s a lot easier to take an island than it is to hold on to it.
The Perils of Island Warfare
Japan to Conduct Island Defense Exercise on Uninhabited Island
May 02, 2014
Japan to Conduct Island Defense Exercise on Uninhabited Island
Japan will conduct its first major island defense exercise, using a real uninhabited island.
Japan to Conduct Island Defense Exercise on Uninhabited Island
Obama: Senkakus Covered Under US-Japan Security Treaty
April 24, 2014
Obama: Senkakus Covered Under US-Japan Security Treaty
U.S. President Barack Obama, for the first time, took a side on the Senkaku/Diaoyu dispute, backing Japan.
Obama: Senkakus Covered Under US-Japan Security Treaty
Japan to Station Troops on Yonaguni, Near Disputed Islands
April 19, 2014
Japan to Station Troops on Yonaguni, Near Disputed Islands
Japan will station 100 troops and radar on its westernmost island, located 108 kilometers east of Taiwan.
Japan to Station Troops on Yonaguni, Near Disputed Islands
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