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Japan Identifies Chinese Submarine in East China Sea: A Type 093 SSN
January 16, 2018
Japan Identifies Chinese Submarine in East China Sea: A Type 093 SSN
The Japanese defense minister says the Chinese submarine spotted near the Senkaku islands was a Type 093 nuclear attack submarine.
Japan Identifies Chinese Submarine in East China Sea: A Type 093 SSN
Chinese Frigate, Unidentified Submarine Enter Japan-Claimed Waters Near Senkaku Islands
January 12, 2018
Chinese Frigate, Unidentified Submarine Enter Japan-Claimed Waters Near Senkaku Islands
The incident tests the waters in the East China Sea after a diplomatic breakthrough between the two countries.
Chinese Frigate, Unidentified Submarine Enter Japan-Claimed Waters Near Senkaku Islands
Abe Sends Representative to Invite Xi to Japan Again
December 29, 2017
Abe Sends Representative to Invite Xi to Japan Again
Xi Jinping met with a Japanese delegation led by Toshihiro Nikai, secretary general of Japan's LDP, in Beijing.
Abe Sends Representative to Invite Xi to Japan Again
Japan, China Agree to Implement East China Sea Crisis Management Hotline
December 07, 2017
Japan, China Agree to Implement East China Sea Crisis Management Hotline
An agreement this week will lead to the implementation of a long-sought hotline.
Japan, China Agree to Implement East China Sea Crisis Management Hotline
‘Aimai’: Japan's Ambiguous Approach to China's ‘Belt And Road’
November 22, 2017
‘Aimai’: Japan's Ambiguous Approach to China's ‘Belt And Road’
Once again, Japan expresses a vague, and double-edged, interest in the Belt and Road.
‘Aimai’: Japan's Ambiguous Approach to China's ‘Belt And Road’
45 Years of Normalized Sino-Japanese Diplomacy
September 11, 2017
45 Years of Normalized Sino-Japanese Diplomacy
Reflections on bilateral relations and an outlook for the future
45 Years of Normalized Sino-Japanese Diplomacy
Japan’s Maritime Diplomacy Mission in Southeast Asia
August 28, 2017
Japan’s Maritime Diplomacy Mission in Southeast Asia
In light of China’s growing maritime assertiveness, Japan’s imperative to protect its surrounding waters is now even greater.
Japan’s Maritime Diplomacy Mission in Southeast Asia
What's in Japan's Record 2018 Defense Budget Request?
August 28, 2017
What's in Japan's Record 2018 Defense Budget Request?
Japan's defense spending continues to be driven by concerns about North Korea and Chinese maritime activities.
What's in Japan's Record 2018 Defense Budget Request?
Who Is Taro Kono, Japan's New Foreign Minister?
August 25, 2017
Who Is Taro Kono, Japan's New Foreign Minister?
Japan's new top diplomat inherits a complex portfolio.
Who Is Taro Kono, Japan's New Foreign Minister?
China and Japan Holding Maritime Talks to Prevent Maritime Clashes
June 15, 2017
China and Japan Holding Maritime Talks to Prevent Maritime Clashes
Japan wants a “hotline” but China unlikely to moderate its behavior.
China and Japan Holding Maritime Talks to Prevent Maritime Clashes
Will Japan Join China's Belt and Road Initiative?
June 14, 2017
Will Japan Join China's Belt and Road Initiative?
Shinzo Abe expresses cautious interest, but Japan wants potential concerns addressed first.
Will Japan Join China's Belt and Road Initiative?
Shinzo Abe: Ideologue or Pragmatist?
June 13, 2017
Shinzo Abe: Ideologue or Pragmatist?
Japan's prime minister isn't nationalistic so much as realistic.
Shinzo Abe: Ideologue or Pragmatist?
East China Sea: 4 China Coast Guard Vessels Enter Territorial Sea Near Disputed Islands
May 09, 2017
East China Sea: 4 China Coast Guard Vessels Enter Territorial Sea Near Disputed Islands
Japan claims this is the 12th incursion by Chinese vessels in the East China Sea to date this year.
East China Sea: 4 China Coast Guard Vessels Enter Territorial Sea Near Disputed Islands
Japan's Practical Taiwan Policy
April 14, 2017
Japan's Practical Taiwan Policy
What's driving Japan's outreach toward Taiwan?
Japan's Practical Taiwan Policy
Japanese Defense Minister: Military 'Will Not Be Sent' to the South China Sea Alongside US
February 06, 2017
Japanese Defense Minister: Military 'Will Not Be Sent' to the South China Sea Alongside US
Inada reiterates Japan's standing policy to not involve its forces in the South China Sea beyond training missions.
Japanese Defense Minister: Military 'Will Not Be Sent' to the South China Sea Alongside US
East China Sea: Japan Protests As Chinese Coast Guard Vessels Enter Disputed Waters
November 07, 2016
East China Sea: Japan Protests As Chinese Coast Guard Vessels Enter Disputed Waters
Japan says the incursion is the 31st in the East China Sea this year.
East China Sea: Japan Protests As Chinese Coast Guard Vessels Enter Disputed Waters
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