July 21, 2021
Japanese Envoy Says Tokyo ‘Struggles Every Day’ With China
By Rod McGuirk
The envoy sought to dispel the perception that Japan "is doing far better than Australia" in handling relations with China.
April 07, 2021
Is the China-Japan Thaw Over?
By Shannon Tiezzi
A year after what was supposed to be a landmark in the renewed relationship, rhetoric from both Beijing and Tokyo is increasingly frosty.
February 04, 2021
Japan Expresses Concern to UK Over New Chinese Coast Guard Law
By Associated Press
From maritime security to human rights concerns, China featured heavily in a meeting between the Japanese and British foreign and defense ministers.
December 08, 2020
What Can Australia do About China? Ask Indonesia and Japan
By Ross B. Taylor
Canberra can learn from its neighbors about how to handle the challenges posed by Beijing's waxing power.
January 17, 2020
With Iran, North Korea Tensions in Headlines, Japan’s Defense Minister Visits US
By Mina Pollmann
Taro Kono’s trip included the usual rhetoric on the alliance, but a few surprises as well.
August 14, 2019
The South Korea-Japan Trade Conflict: Cui Bono?
By Sukjoon Yoon
South Korea, Japan, and the US are all damaged by the conflict. China, however, stands to gain.
June 15, 2018
The Quad: Second Verse, Same as the First?
By Ali Wyne
10 years later, the 4 members of the Quad still can't agree on how to approach China.