Senkaku / Diaoyu Islands

June 07, 2015

Disputology: The US and East Asia’s Sovereignty Disputes

By David A. Welch
Why and how Washington should clarify its policy of not taking sides in sovereignty disputes.

December 19, 2014

Fixing the Senkaku/Diaoyu Problem Once and For All

By Mark E. Rosen
In fact, international law does provide an achievable solution to the China-Japan dispute.
November 26, 2014

China-US Relations: The Return of Mao’s Noose

By Zach Przystup
‘The U.S. and China are locked in a great power competition, and their primary goals are incompatible.’

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?

October 23, 2014

Is the Senkaku/Diaoyu Dispute Headed Toward Stability?

By Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda is joined by Shannon Tiezzi, The Diplomat's China editor, to discuss the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands dispute.

October 14, 2014

Is Beijing Pushing for Japanese Concessions Before APEC?

By Clint Richards
Japan has put the ball in China’s court, and waits to see if Beijing will commit.
August 25, 2014

Abe Says He Is ‘Pragmatic’ on Collective Self-Defense

By Clint Richards
Public concern shows Abe changing tone before passing new legislation this fall.

August 19, 2014

Will the U.S. Defend Japan? More of a Definite Maybe

By Paul Sracic
Recent history ought to teach us the dangers of assuming a ‘slam dunk.’

August 05, 2014

Yes, the U.S. Really Will Defend Japan

By Jun Okumura
Leaving Japan to fend for itself would be an end to the U.S.-Japanese Mutual Defense Treaty.

July 16, 2014

East Asia’s Lessons from World War I

By Brian C. Chao
China may unwittingly find itself facing a similar string of events to those that confronted Germany in 1914.

July 10, 2014

Where Would Beijing Use External Distractions?

By J. Michael Cole
Should the CCP find itself in dire straits, could provoking external conflicts boost its legitimacy at home?
July 01, 2014

Timing is Everything: Abe’s Playbook for Military Normalization

By Clint Richards
Abe moves closer to passing collective self-defense, despite public protests.

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