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7 Events of Geopolitical Consequence to Anticipate in Asia in Early 2016
December 31, 2015
7 Events of Geopolitical Consequence to Anticipate in Asia in Early 2016
2016 will kick off with a bang. Here's what you need to keep an eye on early in the new year.
7 Events of Geopolitical Consequence to Anticipate in Asia in Early 2016
South Korea’s ‘Comfort Women’ Reject Deal With Japan
December 30, 2015
South Korea’s ‘Comfort Women’ Reject Deal With Japan
Critics reject the landmark deal as political expediency that does not adequately address the victims' concerns.
South Korea’s ‘Comfort Women’ Reject Deal With Japan
Japan, South Korea Reach Agreement on 'Comfort Women'
December 28, 2015
Japan, South Korea Reach Agreement on 'Comfort Women'
The agreement could provide a long-awaited breakthrough in Japan-Korea ties.
Japan, South Korea Reach Agreement on 'Comfort Women'
Korean Man Arrested in Yasukuni Bombing Case
December 11, 2015
Korean Man Arrested in Yasukuni Bombing Case
The suspect has both admitted and denied planting explosives at the controversial shrine honoring Japan's war dead.
Korean Man Arrested in Yasukuni Bombing Case
Japan’s Relations with South Korea
November 17, 2015
Japan’s Relations with South Korea
It is time for the two countries to resolve their differences and work together.
Japan’s Relations with South Korea
Korea-Japan: No End to the Backroom Brawl
November 08, 2015
Korea-Japan: No End to the Backroom Brawl
If the United States truly wants Japan and South Korea to reconcile, it should discourage them from bickering on its own soil.
Korea-Japan: No End to the Backroom Brawl
How Can Japan Improve Its Relations With China and South Korea?
November 07, 2015
How Can Japan Improve Its Relations With China and South Korea?
The China-Japan-South Korea trilateral was a good thing for Japan, but much work lies ahead.
How Can Japan Improve Its Relations With China and South Korea?
'Comfort Women' Issue Dominates Rare Japan-Korea Bilateral Talks
November 03, 2015
'Comfort Women' Issue Dominates Rare Japan-Korea Bilateral Talks
South Korea's president wants to reach a final solution by the end of 2015.
'Comfort Women' Issue Dominates Rare Japan-Korea Bilateral Talks
Shinzo Abe Refrains From Joining Japanese Lawmakers at Yasukuni Shrine
October 21, 2015
Shinzo Abe Refrains From Joining Japanese Lawmakers at Yasukuni Shrine
The Japanese prime minister seems to have learned his lesson about visiting Yasukuni.
Shinzo Abe Refrains From Joining Japanese Lawmakers at Yasukuni Shrine
Interview: Ezra Vogel
September 29, 2015
Interview: Ezra Vogel
Ezra Vogel on managing relations in Northeast Asia.
Interview: Ezra Vogel
Evolution of the US-ROK Alliance: Is There a Post-Unification Future? Pt. 2
September 09, 2015
Evolution of the US-ROK Alliance: Is There a Post-Unification Future? Pt. 2
Despite the strength of their ties, neither country should take the alliance for granted.
Evolution of the US-ROK Alliance: Is There a Post-Unification Future? Pt. 2
The Abe Statement: A Korean Perspective
August 25, 2015
The Abe Statement: A Korean Perspective
Japan and the U.S. might prefer to keep the focus on the future, but for Korea it is not so simple.
The Abe Statement: A Korean Perspective
Let's Keep the Abe Statement in Perspective
August 19, 2015
Let's Keep the Abe Statement in Perspective
It is important to distinguish between the man making the statement and the country he leads.
Let's Keep the Abe Statement in Perspective
China, South Korea Not Convinced by Abe's WW2 Anniversary Speech
August 18, 2015
China, South Korea Not Convinced by Abe's WW2 Anniversary Speech
China was blunt about its disappointment, while South Korea held out hope for better relations.
China, South Korea Not Convinced by Abe's WW2 Anniversary Speech
Twitter Says: South Koreans Not Satisfied with Abe’s Speech
August 15, 2015
Twitter Says: South Koreans Not Satisfied with Abe’s Speech
The initial response on social media was overwhelmingly negative.
Twitter Says: South Koreans Not Satisfied with Abe’s Speech
Should the United States Be Blamed for Japan’s Historical Revisionism?
August 15, 2015
Should the United States Be Blamed for Japan’s Historical Revisionism?
In hindsight, exonerating Japan’s Emperor was a grave mistake.
Should the United States Be Blamed for Japan’s Historical Revisionism?
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