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World War II Anniversary Once Again Sparks Controversy in East Asia
August 16, 2016

World War II Anniversary Once Again Sparks Controversy in East Asia

By Mina Pollmann
The 71st anniversary of Japan's surrender saw several officials visit Yasukuni Shrine, although PM Abe did not.
6 Months Later: The 'Comfort Women' Agreement
May 11, 2016

6 Months Later: The 'Comfort Women' Agreement

By Prakash Panneerselvam and Sandhya Puthanveedu
Lacking formal implementation and combined with changing political tides, the comfort women issue will drag on.

How to Save the Comfort Women Agreement
April 14, 2016

How to Save the Comfort Women Agreement

By Hana Rudolph
Advancing Japan-Korea relations will require creativity -- and maybe a change of address for Japan's embassy in Seoul.

Japan's Regional Relationships, as Revealed at the Nuclear Security Summit
April 02, 2016

Japan's Regional Relationships, as Revealed at the Nuclear Security Summit

By Shannon Tiezzi
Japan's Foreign Ministry spokesperson on ties with South Korea, China, and the United States.

Will Taiwan's 'Comfort Women' Get an Apology From Japan?
March 04, 2016

Will Taiwan's 'Comfort Women' Get an Apology From Japan?

By Mina Pollmann
After reaching a deal with South Korea over the "comfort women" issue, will Japan ignore Taiwanese victims?
The Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal
February 01, 2016

The Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal

By Brad Glosserman and Scott Snyder
Can it last?

Why the 'Comfort Women' Deal Will Hold
January 06, 2016

Why the 'Comfort Women' Deal Will Hold

By Steven Denney
With popular support, the Japan-South Korea comfort women agreement seems likely to succeed.
China, Taiwan Apply Pressure to Japan Over 'Comfort Women' Issue
January 06, 2016

China, Taiwan Apply Pressure to Japan Over 'Comfort Women' Issue

By Shannon Tiezzi
Beijing and Taipei respond to Japan's agreement with South Korea over World War II sex slaves.

The Comfort Women Agreement: A Win for Traditional Diplomacy
December 31, 2015

The Comfort Women Agreement: A Win for Traditional Diplomacy

By Yukari Easton
The resolution achieved by South Korea and Japan was a good day for diplomacy.

South Korea’s ‘Comfort Women’ Reject Deal With Japan
December 30, 2015

South Korea’s ‘Comfort Women’ Reject Deal With Japan

By Shannon Tiezzi
Critics reject the landmark deal as political expediency that does not adequately address the victims' concerns.

Japan, South Korea Reach Agreement on 'Comfort Women'
December 28, 2015

Japan, South Korea Reach Agreement on 'Comfort Women'

By Yuki Tatsumi
The agreement could provide a long-awaited breakthrough in Japan-Korea ties.
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