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‘Aimai’: Japan's Ambiguous Approach to China's ‘Belt And Road’
November 22, 2017
‘Aimai’: Japan's Ambiguous Approach to China's ‘Belt And Road’
Once again, Japan expresses a vague, and double-edged, interest in the Belt and Road.
‘Aimai’: Japan's Ambiguous Approach to China's ‘Belt And Road’
What's China's View On Abe’s Latest Cabinet Reshuffle?
August 17, 2017
What's China's View On Abe’s Latest Cabinet Reshuffle?
Compared to the past, China has been relatively restrained in its criticism of Abe.
What's China's View On Abe’s Latest Cabinet Reshuffle?
Japan Doubles Number of Fighter Jets Used for Intercepting Chinese Warplanes
February 28, 2017
Japan Doubles Number of Fighter Jets Used for Intercepting Chinese Warplanes
Japan increased the number of jets deployed for scrambles against foreign airplanes from two to four.
Japan Doubles Number of Fighter Jets Used for Intercepting Chinese Warplanes
China Accuses Japan of Endangering its Military Aircraft
October 28, 2016
China Accuses Japan of Endangering its Military Aircraft
Beijing slammed Japan’s air force for scrambling jets and locking radars on to Chinese military aircraft.
China Accuses Japan of Endangering its Military Aircraft
Can Japan Challenge China in Africa?
September 16, 2016
Can Japan Challenge China in Africa?
A recent meeting captures the ongoing rivalry between the two Asian giants playing out there.
Can Japan Challenge China in Africa?
Japan’s Defense White Paper Highlights Growing Threat From China
August 02, 2016
Japan’s Defense White Paper Highlights Growing Threat From China
Japan’s 2016 Defense White Paper expresses “deep concern” over China’s growing assertiveness in the maritime domain.
Japan’s Defense White Paper Highlights Growing Threat From China
Chinese and Japanese Fighter Jets Come Close to Dogfight in East China Sea
July 06, 2016
Chinese and Japanese Fighter Jets Come Close to Dogfight in East China Sea
Japanese aircraft purportedly used fire-control radars to lock onto two PLAAF warplanes flying over the East China Sea.
Chinese and Japanese Fighter Jets Come Close to Dogfight in East China Sea
Japan's Fighter Jets Intercepted Chinese Aircraft 571 Times in 2015
April 26, 2016
Japan's Fighter Jets Intercepted Chinese Aircraft 571 Times in 2015
The number of sorties flown to ward off Chinese intrusions into Japan’s airspace has risen substantially.
Japan's Fighter Jets Intercepted Chinese Aircraft 571 Times in 2015
Japan Forms New Air Wing to Fend off China’s Advances in East China Sea
February 01, 2016
Japan Forms New Air Wing to Fend off China’s Advances in East China Sea
Tokyo has recently doubled the number of fighter jets stationed at Okinawa's Naha Air Base.
Japan Forms New Air Wing to Fend off China’s Advances in East China Sea
Beijing: Xi Jinping Slams Japanese Aggression in Military Parade Speech
September 03, 2015
Beijing: Xi Jinping Slams Japanese Aggression in Military Parade Speech
The Chinese president engaged in anti-Japanese rhetoric in a speech commemorating the end of the Second World War.
Beijing: Xi Jinping Slams Japanese Aggression in Military Parade Speech
Is Japan Becoming a Threat to Peace?
July 31, 2015
Is Japan Becoming a Threat to Peace?
Japan’s entry into the military dimensions of the South China Sea may come to be seen as threat to general peace.
Is Japan Becoming a Threat to Peace?
Surprise: Japan Sees China as Its Main National Security Threat
July 21, 2015
Surprise: Japan Sees China as Its Main National Security Threat
Tokyo’s 2015 defense white paper highlights concerns over Beijing’s maritime ambitions in Asia.
Surprise: Japan Sees China as Its Main National Security Threat
Does Asia Need a New Maritime Organization Beyond ASEAN?
February 24, 2015
Does Asia Need a New Maritime Organization Beyond ASEAN?
Some are calling for a new institution to manage Asia’s maritime disputes.
Does Asia Need a New Maritime Organization Beyond ASEAN?
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?
Ulysses S. Grant’s East China Sea Diplomacy
August 09, 2014
Ulysses S. Grant’s East China Sea Diplomacy
While on a post-presidential trip to Asia, General Grant mediated Sino-Japanese talks over the Ryukyu Islands.
Ulysses S. Grant’s East China Sea Diplomacy
China’s Changing Position on Japan’s History
July 08, 2014
China’s Changing Position on Japan’s History
In recent years, China has significantly hardened its stance on Japan acknowledging its imperial past. Why?
China’s Changing Position on Japan’s History
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