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Is China Changing Its Approach to Maritime Disputes?
June 17, 2014
Is China Changing Its Approach to Maritime Disputes?
China may be shifting its strategy from "reactive assertiveness" to proactive engagement.
Is China Changing Its Approach to Maritime Disputes?
Japan’s G7 Agenda
June 06, 2014
Japan’s G7 Agenda
Abe has used the forum to smooth ties with Russia, and possibly open a dialogue with China.
Japan’s G7 Agenda
The ICJ and the Dokdo/Takeshima Dispute
May 13, 2014
The ICJ and the Dokdo/Takeshima Dispute
Referring the dispute to the international court would have complications, but may be the only feasible solution.
The ICJ and the Dokdo/Takeshima Dispute
Japanese Shipping Firm Pays WW2-Era Debt
April 25, 2014
Japanese Shipping Firm Pays WW2-Era Debt
Plus, an inside look at China's "black jails" and a difference of opinion on the U.S. role in Asia. Friday China links.
Japanese Shipping Firm Pays WW2-Era Debt
Obama: Senkakus Covered Under US-Japan Security Treaty
April 24, 2014
Obama: Senkakus Covered Under US-Japan Security Treaty
U.S. President Barack Obama, for the first time, took a side on the Senkaku/Diaoyu dispute, backing Japan.
Obama: Senkakus Covered Under US-Japan Security Treaty
Shinzo Abe: China is a 'Vital Economic Partner'
April 18, 2014
Shinzo Abe: China is a 'Vital Economic Partner'
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe acknowledged the economic inseparability of China and Japan.
Shinzo Abe: China is a 'Vital Economic Partner'
Storytelling, Cultural Spheres and the Senkaku Dilemma
February 19, 2014
Storytelling, Cultural Spheres and the Senkaku Dilemma
To what extent could a shared cultural sphere overcome bitter disputes and heal wounds from East Asia’s past?
Storytelling, Cultural Spheres and the Senkaku Dilemma
Soft Power and China-Japan Relations
December 18, 2013
Soft Power and China-Japan Relations
Soft power won't solve all problems for these East Asian neighbors, but it can ease the path away from brinksmanship.
Soft Power and China-Japan Relations
Rationalist Explanations for War in the East China Sea
December 12, 2013
Rationalist Explanations for War in the East China Sea
China and Japan could go to war over the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands, even if it meant economic ruin.
Rationalist Explanations for War in the East China Sea
US Bombers Challenge China’s Air Defense Identification Zone
November 27, 2013
US Bombers Challenge China’s Air Defense Identification Zone
Defying orders from Beijing, a pair of B-52 bombers flew over the Senkaku Islands without informing China on Monday.
US Bombers Challenge China’s Air Defense Identification Zone
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