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Japan Directs Upcoming UAV Purchases at N. Korea and China
May 12, 2014

Japan Directs Upcoming UAV Purchases at N. Korea and China

By Clint Richards
The planned purchase of drones is in response to rising regional tensions. Will they make a difference?
Bases for America’s Asia-Pacific Rebalance (Part 2)
May 06, 2014

Bases for America’s Asia-Pacific Rebalance (Part 2)

By Carnes Lord and Andrew S. Erickson
Part two of a two part series evaluating the evolving network of US bases in the Asia-Pacific.

Should the U.S. Move the Marines to Guam?
February 28, 2014

Should the U.S. Move the Marines to Guam?

By Michael J. Lostumbo
The U.S. needs to rethink the way it defines the contribution the Marines make to its rebalance.

Democratic Values and US Bases in Okinawa
January 26, 2014

Democratic Values and US Bases in Okinawa

By Alexis Dudden
Will the U.S. practice the democratic values it preaches in Okinawa?

Okinawa & Futenma: Deal Or No Deal?
January 16, 2014

Okinawa & Futenma: Deal Or No Deal?

By Trefor Moss
Tokyo appears to be on the verge of finally settling the controversial issue. Will it succeed?
North Korea Could Manufacture Reactor Fuel at Yongbyon Nuclear Complex
December 28, 2013

North Korea Could Manufacture Reactor Fuel at Yongbyon Nuclear Complex

By Ankit Panda
A few links covering developments across Japan and the Korean peninsula before the weekend.

Japan to Approve New China-Centric Defense Posture
December 11, 2013

Japan to Approve New China-Centric Defense Posture

By Zachary Keck
Tokyo showed reporters drafts of the new National Defense Program Guidelines and National Security Strategy.
China’s Expanding Cabbage Strategy
October 29, 2013

China’s Expanding Cabbage Strategy

After pursuing a cabbage strategy in the South China Sea for years, could Beijing adopt this against Japan?

Japan’s Future Marines to Conduct Massive Island Landing Drill
October 26, 2013

Japan’s Future Marines to Conduct Massive Island Landing Drill

Next month 34,000 troops from the the Self-Defense Forces will conduct an island landing drill on Okinawa.

Okinawa: the Scotland of Asia?
July 24, 2013

Okinawa: the Scotland of Asia?

Some Okinawans feel they are in line for a shot at self-determination. Will Chinese interest help or hinder their cause?

North Korea Threatens To Attack Okinawa
July 11, 2013

North Korea Threatens To Attack Okinawa

Despite its charm offensive, Pyongyang has threatened strikes on the US Marine Base in Okinawa.

Did Xi Call Diaoyu/Senkakus A “Core Interest?”
June 14, 2013

Did Xi Call Diaoyu/Senkakus A “Core Interest?”

Plus, concern grows over local government debt and economic growth. Friday China links.

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