Menu
Account
Rethinking the Early Years of the US-Japan Alliance and Soviet Competition
April 24, 2018
Rethinking the Early Years of the US-Japan Alliance and Soviet Competition
The early years of the U.S.-Japan alliance in the post-war era were rocky.
Rethinking the Early Years of the US-Japan Alliance and Soviet Competition
The Wisdom of Moscow’s Equidistant Koreas Policy
March 02, 2018
The Wisdom of Moscow’s Equidistant Koreas Policy
The Kremlin's balanced Koreas policy contrasts with that of its two great power peers, China and the United States.
The Wisdom of Moscow’s Equidistant Koreas Policy
The Risk of Kim Jong-un's New Year's Day Olive Branch
January 04, 2018
The Risk of Kim Jong-un's New Year's Day Olive Branch
North Korea aims to drive a wedge between the United States and its allies, with the goal of breaking the alliance.
The Risk of Kim Jong-un's New Year's Day Olive Branch
US, Japan, South Korea to Hold Missile Tracking Exercises
December 11, 2017
US, Japan, South Korea to Hold Missile Tracking Exercises
The United States and its two Northeast Asian allies continue trilateral cooperation on missile defense.
US, Japan, South Korea to Hold Missile Tracking Exercises
US, South Korea Kick Off Annual Foal Eagle Exercise
March 02, 2017
US, South Korea Kick Off Annual Foal Eagle Exercise
The alliance kicks off its large-scale annual drills.
US, South Korea Kick Off Annual Foal Eagle Exercise
Little Progress on THAAD as Park, Xi Meet on G20 Sidelines
September 05, 2016
Little Progress on THAAD as Park, Xi Meet on G20 Sidelines
Xi and Park reiterated their views on THAAD, but didn't appear to forge a path toward understanding.
Little Progress on THAAD as Park, Xi Meet on G20 Sidelines
Shaping Northeast Asia’s Future
April 22, 2016
Shaping Northeast Asia’s Future
An idea put forward by Korean President Park Geun-hye deserves support.
Shaping Northeast Asia’s Future
A Great Leap to Nowhere: Remembering the US-North Korea 'Leap Day' Deal
February 29, 2016
A Great Leap to Nowhere: Remembering the US-North Korea 'Leap Day' Deal
Four years ago, the United States thought it had made a breakthrough with the new Kim in town. It was wrong.
A Great Leap to Nowhere: Remembering the US-North Korea 'Leap Day' Deal
2016 Geopolitical Outlook: What to Expect in the Asia-Pacific
January 01, 2016
2016 Geopolitical Outlook: What to Expect in the Asia-Pacific
The Diplomat's Shannon Tiezzi and Catherine Putz join Ankit Panda to evaluate expectations across the Asia-Pacific for the year ahead.
2016 Geopolitical Outlook: What to Expect in the Asia-Pacific
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?
Interview: Ezra Vogel
September 29, 2015
Interview: Ezra Vogel
Ezra Vogel on managing relations in Northeast Asia.
Interview: Ezra Vogel
Where Do China and North Korea Stand in 2015?
September 14, 2015
Where Do China and North Korea Stand in 2015?
SinoNK's Adam Cathcart joins The Diplomat's Ankit Panda to discuss recent trends in North Korea-China relations.
Where Do China and North Korea Stand in 2015?
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
Is Taiwan out of Vogue in Washington DC?
March 19, 2015
Is Taiwan out of Vogue in Washington DC?
Why don't we hear much about Taiwan in Washington D.C. anymore?
Is Taiwan out of Vogue in Washington DC?
South Korea, China Trade Barbs Over THAAD
March 18, 2015
South Korea, China Trade Barbs Over THAAD
On Tuesday, Chinese and South Korean spokespeople exchanged sharp and pointed remarks over missile defense.
South Korea, China Trade Barbs Over THAAD
2015 Predictions for East Asia
January 13, 2015
2015 Predictions for East Asia
It looks set to be another year of repetitive, uninspiring status quo.
2015 Predictions for East Asia
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief