November 29, 2021
Time to Revise the Japan Coast Guard Act?
By TSURUTA Jun
Japan must be ready to respond calmly and resolutely to crises in its territorial waters.
December 30, 2020
The Chinese Coast Guard and the Senkaku
By Tsuruta Jun
Activities of the last year suggest what the future might hold.
June 02, 2020
Why Did the Chinese Coast Guard Pursue a Japanese Fishing Boat in the East China Sea?
By Tetsuo Kotani
Beijing’s behavior is increasingly ominous.
November 07, 2014
Illegal Fishermen: The Newest Threat to China-Japan Relations
By Shannon Tiezzi
Japanese lawmakers decry coral poaching operations by Chinese vessels in Japanese waters.
October 24, 2014
Calming the Seas: Chinese Vessels Temporarily Vanish from Senkaku Contiguous Zone
By Bonnie Glaser and Thomas Vien
For nearly two weeks in October, China halted all patrols in the contiguous zone of the Senkaku Islands. Why?
August 27, 2014
Security or Investment: Balancing Japan’s Long-Term Foreign Policy
By Clint Richards
Sea lane security and new partners are key to protecting Japan’s far-flung assets.