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Will the China-Japan Reset Continue in 2019?
January 31, 2019
Will the China-Japan Reset Continue in 2019?
Both sides are sending positive signals, but the thaw seems increasingly like the calm before the storm.
Will the China-Japan Reset Continue in 2019?
Japan, South Korea Foreign Ministers Meet Amid Bilateral Chill
January 26, 2019
Japan, South Korea Foreign Ministers Meet Amid Bilateral Chill
Just before the meeting, South Korea accused Japan of a provocative flight over a Korean destroyer.
Japan, South Korea Foreign Ministers Meet Amid Bilateral Chill
Japan Again Urges South Korea to Overrule Court's Forced Labor Decision
December 20, 2018
Japan Again Urges South Korea to Overrule Court's Forced Labor Decision
Foreign Minister Taro Kono warned that the ruling could damage “the legal foundation of our relationship.”
Japan Again Urges South Korea to Overrule Court's Forced Labor Decision
K-Pop Group BTS Caught in Latest Tensions Between South Korea and Japan
November 15, 2018
K-Pop Group BTS Caught in Latest Tensions Between South Korea and Japan
Amid a rising wave of tensions, Korean entertainment is once again getting caught in the crossfire.
K-Pop Group BTS Caught in Latest Tensions Between South Korea and Japan
Forced Labor Court Decision Opens Rift in Japan-South Korea Ties
November 10, 2018
Forced Labor Court Decision Opens Rift in Japan-South Korea Ties
Japan wants South Korea to undo a court ruling granting compensation to victims of World War II-era forced labor.
Forced Labor Court Decision Opens Rift in Japan-South Korea Ties
Facing 'Rising Sun' Flag Row, Japan Withdraws From International Fleet Review
October 12, 2018
Facing 'Rising Sun' Flag Row, Japan Withdraws From International Fleet Review
The dispute once again illustrates the extent to which history plagues modern Japan-South Korea relations.
Facing 'Rising Sun' Flag Row, Japan Withdraws From International Fleet Review
Little to Celebrate on 20th Anniversary of Obuchi-Kim Declaration
August 04, 2018
Little to Celebrate on 20th Anniversary of Obuchi-Kim Declaration
In 1998, Japan and South Korea agreed to “build a future-oriented relationship based on reconciliation.” What went wrong?
Little to Celebrate on 20th Anniversary of Obuchi-Kim Declaration
Japan-South Korea: So Close, Yet So Far
February 28, 2018
Japan-South Korea: So Close, Yet So Far
The roots of national identity for each state hinders deeper cooperation between them.
Japan-South Korea: So Close, Yet So Far
Iranian Oil Tanker Disaster Highlights Northeast Asia's Faultlines
January 26, 2018
Iranian Oil Tanker Disaster Highlights Northeast Asia's Faultlines
Without substantial revisions to multilateral regimes, the Sanchi environmental crisis will not be the last of its kind.
Iranian Oil Tanker Disaster Highlights Northeast Asia's Faultlines
The Japan-South Korea ‘Comfort Women’ Agreement Survives (Barely)   
January 11, 2018
The Japan-South Korea ‘Comfort Women’ Agreement Survives (Barely)   
After months of speculation, Moon's administration decides to keep to the 2015 agreement.
The Japan-South Korea ‘Comfort Women’ Agreement Survives (Barely)   
Japan Must Not Renegotiate the Comfort Women Agreement
December 30, 2017
Japan Must Not Renegotiate the Comfort Women Agreement
South Korea's Moon Jae-in has domestic political reasons for reopening the agreement.
Japan Must Not Renegotiate the Comfort Women Agreement
The Korea-Japan 'Comfort Women' Failure: A Question of History
February 08, 2017
The Korea-Japan 'Comfort Women' Failure: A Question of History
South Korea does not allow for any nuance in its discussions of this particular historical issue.
The Korea-Japan 'Comfort Women' Failure: A Question of History
Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
January 14, 2017
Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
Japan has overreacted to the latest "comfort women" memorial statue in South Korea.
Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
Shinzo Abe's Visit to Pearl Harbor: What to Expect
December 06, 2016
Shinzo Abe's Visit to Pearl Harbor: What to Expect
What to watch for during the Japanese prime minister's historic trip.
Shinzo Abe's Visit to Pearl Harbor: What to Expect
The Most Dangerous Problem in Asia: China-Japan Relations
August 31, 2016
The Most Dangerous Problem in Asia: China-Japan Relations
China and Japan have a thousand year history of fighting each other. What if that pattern repeats itself?
The Most Dangerous Problem in Asia: China-Japan Relations
China-Japan Relations Before the G20 Summit
August 30, 2016
China-Japan Relations Before the G20 Summit
Historical issues and maritime disputes continue to strain relations between China and Japan.
China-Japan Relations Before the G20 Summit
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