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China's Foreign Minister: No Cause for Optimism in China-Japan Relations
March 09, 2016
China's Foreign Minister: No Cause for Optimism in China-Japan Relations
Despite advances in 2015, Wang Yi sees an uncertain future ahead for China-Japan relations.
China's Foreign Minister: No Cause for Optimism in China-Japan Relations
How the US Approached the 2012 Senkaku/Diaoyu Tensions
February 17, 2016
How the US Approached the 2012 Senkaku/Diaoyu Tensions
Released emails between Kurt Campbell and Hillary Clinton speak of "delicate diplomacy" with both China and Japan.
How the US Approached the 2012 Senkaku/Diaoyu Tensions
Japan's MSDF Will Help Guard Disputed Islands From Chinese Warships
January 14, 2016
Japan's MSDF Will Help Guard Disputed Islands From Chinese Warships
Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force will now respond when Chinese vessels enter the Senkakus' territorial waters.
Japan's MSDF Will Help Guard Disputed Islands From Chinese Warships
Japan: China Sent Armed Coast Guard Vessel Near Disputed Islands
December 24, 2015
Japan: China Sent Armed Coast Guard Vessel Near Disputed Islands
For the first time, China sent an armed vessel into disputed waters near the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands.
Japan: China Sent Armed Coast Guard Vessel Near Disputed Islands
Japan Set to Boost East China Sea Troop Presence
November 30, 2015
Japan Set to Boost East China Sea Troop Presence
Japan will likely deploy 500 troops to Ishigaki island, 90 nautical miles from the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands.
Japan Set to Boost East China Sea Troop Presence
Can Japan and China Ever Finish Their Maritime Communication Negotiations?
November 12, 2015
Can Japan and China Ever Finish Their Maritime Communication Negotiations?
Japan and China's talks on a maritime communication mechanism have a convoluted history.
Can Japan and China Ever Finish Their Maritime Communication Negotiations?
China Holds Bilateral Talks With South Korea, Japan
November 03, 2015
China Holds Bilateral Talks With South Korea, Japan
Li Keqiang held separate discussions with Park Geun-hye and Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of their trilateral summit.
China Holds Bilateral Talks With South Korea, Japan
China Tests Japan's Resolve Over East China Sea
October 21, 2015
China Tests Japan's Resolve Over East China Sea
The Japan Air Self Defense Force scrambled its jets 117 times against Chinese planes in the third quarter of 2015.
China Tests Japan's Resolve Over East China Sea
China-Japan Relations: Has the Ice Stayed Broken?
September 01, 2015
China-Japan Relations: Has the Ice Stayed Broken?
Richard Bush on China-Japan relations since their top leaders shook hands in November 2014.
China-Japan Relations: Has the Ice Stayed Broken?
The Politics of History in China-Japan Relations
August 10, 2015
The Politics of History in China-Japan Relations
China and Japan must remember the past, but not live forever in its shadow.
The Politics of History in China-Japan Relations
Better Get Used to it, China: Taiwan and Japan Will Get Closer
July 30, 2015
Better Get Used to it, China: Taiwan and Japan Will Get Closer
Geopolitical context and domestic sentiments mean Tokyo and Taipei are likely to draw closer together.
Better Get Used to it, China: Taiwan and Japan Will Get Closer
A First: China Turns Back Commercial Flight For Violating East China Sea ADIZ Rules
July 30, 2015
A First: China Turns Back Commercial Flight For Violating East China Sea ADIZ Rules
China's enforcement of its East China Sea air defense identification zone (ADIZ) is starting to work out.
A First: China Turns Back Commercial Flight For Violating East China Sea ADIZ Rules
Taiwan's Former President Causes Controversy in Japan
July 30, 2015
Taiwan's Former President Causes Controversy in Japan
Lee Teng-hui causes a stir by repeating his view that the Senkakus belong to Japan.
Taiwan's Former President Causes Controversy in Japan
Japan-China Maritime Dispute Back in the Spotlight
July 23, 2015
Japan-China Maritime Dispute Back in the Spotlight
With the release of new evidence of Chinese development, Japan seeks to draw global attention to the East China Sea.
Japan-China Maritime Dispute Back in the Spotlight
What's Missing from China and Japan's East China Sea Crisis Management Framework?
June 16, 2015
What's Missing from China and Japan's East China Sea Crisis Management Framework?
Japan and China will agree to exclude territorial waters and airspace from their maritime crisis management mechanism.
What's Missing from China and Japan's East China Sea Crisis Management Framework?
Japan and China: 'Intimate Rivals'
June 15, 2015
Japan and China: 'Intimate Rivals'
An interview with Sheila Smith, author of Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China.
Japan and China: 'Intimate Rivals'
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