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China-Japan Relations Move Toward a 'New Start'
November 15, 2017
China-Japan Relations Move Toward a 'New Start'
Japan's prime minister met with the Chinese president and premier on the sidelines of the APEC and ASEAN meetings.
China-Japan Relations Move Toward a 'New Start'
Japan’s Regional Strategy Reveals an Ally at Risk
February 06, 2017
Japan’s Regional Strategy Reveals an Ally at Risk
Washington is the glue that holds together whatever informal security arrangements Tokyo aspires to develop in Asia.
Japan’s Regional Strategy Reveals an Ally at Risk
How Japan Plans to Counter China in Southeast Asia
January 24, 2017
How Japan Plans to Counter China in Southeast Asia
The uncertainty over U.S.-Philippine relations presents Tokyo with an opportunity to exercise leadership.
How Japan Plans to Counter China in Southeast Asia
Avoiding Landmines: Trajectory of the Japan-China Relationship in 2016
February 12, 2016
Avoiding Landmines: Trajectory of the Japan-China Relationship in 2016
Can pragmatism win over antagonism in the Japan-China relationship in 2016?
Avoiding Landmines: Trajectory of the Japan-China Relationship in 2016
China is on ‘High Alert’ for Japan’s ‘Intervention’ in South China Sea
November 21, 2015
China is on ‘High Alert’ for Japan’s ‘Intervention’ in South China Sea
Abe says Japan would consider patrols in the South China Sea, China isn't too happy about the suggestion.
China is on ‘High Alert’ for Japan’s ‘Intervention’ in South China Sea
Japan Launches New Warship
October 31, 2015
Japan Launches New Warship
A Japanese shipyard has launched a new minesweeper for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.
Japan Launches New Warship
Is Japan Trying to Counter China in Central Asia?
October 28, 2015
Is Japan Trying to Counter China in Central Asia?
Central Asia may have that economic frontier feel, but China (and Russia) have prior claims.
Is Japan Trying to Counter China in Central Asia?
Japan’s Fleet Review: Abe Boards US Warship for First Time Ever
October 20, 2015
Japan’s Fleet Review: Abe Boards US Warship for First Time Ever
Japan's navy uses review to display its military might.
Japan’s Fleet Review: Abe Boards US Warship for First Time Ever
Beijing: Xi Jinping Slams Japanese Aggression in Military Parade Speech
September 03, 2015
Beijing: Xi Jinping Slams Japanese Aggression in Military Parade Speech
The Chinese president engaged in anti-Japanese rhetoric in a speech commemorating the end of the Second World War.
Beijing: Xi Jinping Slams Japanese Aggression in Military Parade Speech
Remembering World War II in Asia: Dishonest Visions of History?
August 13, 2015
Remembering World War II in Asia: Dishonest Visions of History?
Cold War divisions, now shorn of their ideological pretensions, have achieved a kind of second life in war memory.
Remembering World War II in Asia: Dishonest Visions of History?
'Arma Virumque Cano' - Parades and Militarism in Asia
April 23, 2015
'Arma Virumque Cano' - Parades and Militarism in Asia
When militarism and national insecurity intersect, as they seem to be doing today in Asia, carnage often follows.
'Arma Virumque Cano' - Parades and Militarism in Asia
Japan's 'Mercantile Realism' in the Middle East
January 23, 2015
Japan's 'Mercantile Realism' in the Middle East
Japan's economic-based strategy was on display during Shinzo Abe's tour of the Middle East.
Japan's 'Mercantile Realism' in the Middle East
Japan Dips Its Toe into the Hong Kong Protests
October 06, 2014
Japan Dips Its Toe into the Hong Kong Protests
Tokyo has Hong Kong interests to protect, but a possible summit in Beijing will trump them for now.
Japan Dips Its Toe into the Hong Kong Protests
India Pushing Nuclear Pact At Modi-Abe Summit
August 29, 2014
India Pushing Nuclear Pact At Modi-Abe Summit
Despite representing a huge new market, Japan must still be cautious in exporting nuclear technology.
India Pushing Nuclear Pact At Modi-Abe Summit
The Japan-Mongolia FTA Is About Cars, Minerals and Abductees
July 23, 2014
The Japan-Mongolia FTA Is About Cars, Minerals and Abductees
Comparative advantages and Mongolian diplomatic ties with the DPRK are key factors.
The Japan-Mongolia FTA Is About Cars, Minerals and Abductees
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