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Japan, China Test the Water With Restarted Security Talks
March 20, 2015
Japan, China Test the Water With Restarted Security Talks
Japan and China resume dedicated security talks after an over four year hiatus.
Japan, China Test the Water With Restarted Security Talks
For First Time in 4 Years, China and Japan to Hold Security Talks
March 09, 2015
For First Time in 4 Years, China and Japan to Hold Security Talks
Senior Chinese and Japanese officials will meet later this month for a security dialogue.
For First Time in 4 Years, China and Japan to Hold Security Talks
China, the US, and Africa: Competition or Cooperation?
March 06, 2015
China, the US, and Africa: Competition or Cooperation?
Plus Taiwan's international role, China-Pakistan ties, and a cyber salvo in the Senkaku/Dioaoyu dispute.
China, the US, and Africa: Competition or Cooperation?
China, Japan Close to Crisis Management Breakthrough
March 04, 2015
China, Japan Close to Crisis Management Breakthrough
Japan and China are close to finalizing a liaison mechanism -- but it hinges on how Japan commemorates the end of WWII.
China, Japan Close to Crisis Management Breakthrough
Is China Building a Base Near the Senkakus?
January 23, 2015
Is China Building a Base Near the Senkakus?
New satellite imagery confirms that it is, with more clarification on specifics.
Is China Building a Base Near the Senkakus?
China, Japan Try to Tamp Down Maritime Tensions
January 12, 2015
China, Japan Try to Tamp Down Maritime Tensions
China and Japan are one step closer to setting up a consultative mechanism to govern contacts in the East China Sea.
China, Japan Try to Tamp Down Maritime Tensions
Japan and China Spar Online Over Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
January 08, 2015
Japan and China Spar Online Over Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
China and Japan take to cyberspace to promote their territorial claims.
Japan and China Spar Online Over Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
China and Japan’s Abandoned Senkaku/Diaoyu Agreement
January 06, 2015
China and Japan’s Abandoned Senkaku/Diaoyu Agreement
A decades-old agreement to shelve the Senkaku/Diaoyu territorial dispute has fallen by the wayside.
China and Japan’s Abandoned Senkaku/Diaoyu Agreement
A China-Japan Breakthrough: A Primer on Their 4 Point Consensus
November 07, 2014
A China-Japan Breakthrough: A Primer on Their 4 Point Consensus
A four-point consensus issued after a high-level China-Japan meeting promises to restore bilateral relations.
A China-Japan Breakthrough: A Primer on Their 4 Point Consensus
Will U.S. Midterms Become Justification for Japanese Defense?
November 06, 2014
Will U.S. Midterms Become Justification for Japanese Defense?
A distracted ally may give Abe the rationale for a larger role in regional security.
Will U.S. Midterms Become Justification for Japanese Defense?
China and Japan's 'Double Cold' Trap
November 01, 2014
China and Japan's 'Double Cold' Trap
Crisis control should be the top priority in Sino-Japanese relations.
China and Japan's 'Double Cold' Trap
Dalai Lama in Informal Talks for Visit to China
October 04, 2014
Dalai Lama in Informal Talks for Visit to China
Plus, China's 65th birthday, the U.S. & the Senkaku dispute, and Taiwan's role in the fight against ISIS. Friday links.
Dalai Lama in Informal Talks for Visit to China
Yasukuni May Be Out, But Does a Meeting With Abe Help Xi?
August 12, 2014
Yasukuni May Be Out, But Does a Meeting With Abe Help Xi?
Even if Abe doesn’t visit, Xi will have to decide how much a summit will cost him at home.
Yasukuni May Be Out, But Does a Meeting With Abe Help Xi?
The Perception Gap Between China and Its Neighbors
August 06, 2014
The Perception Gap Between China and Its Neighbors
China's self-image is enormously different from how it is perceived by other regional actors.
The Perception Gap Between China and Its Neighbors
Japan’s Human Rights Record Comes Under Scrutiny
July 25, 2014
Japan’s Human Rights Record Comes Under Scrutiny
Three international reports highlight concerns about Japan’s past and social equality.
Japan’s Human Rights Record Comes Under Scrutiny
Threat Theory and Japan's Collective Self-Defense
July 03, 2014
Threat Theory and Japan's Collective Self-Defense
Japan's collective self-defense resolution crystallizes a greater Japanese threat for Beijing.
Threat Theory and Japan's Collective Self-Defense
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