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 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?