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Lessons From How Western Intelligence Tracked Imperial Japan's Aviation Technology
September 11, 2017
Lessons From How Western Intelligence Tracked Imperial Japan's Aviation Technology
What can the United States learn from its underestimation of Japanese capabilities during the first half of the 20th century?
Lessons From How Western Intelligence Tracked Imperial Japan's Aviation Technology
Why Did China Add 6 Years to the Second Sino-Japanese War?
January 20, 2017
Why Did China Add 6 Years to the Second Sino-Japanese War?
What the revision to Chinese history textbooks tells us about China.  
Why Did China Add 6 Years to the Second Sino-Japanese War?
Review: <i>Manchu Princess, Japanese Spy</i>
June 21, 2015
Review: Manchu Princess, Japanese Spy
A new book explores the fascinating tale of a cross-dressing Japanese spy in wartime China.
Review: Manchu Princess, Japanese Spy
China, Japan, and the 21 Demands
January 24, 2015
China, Japan, and the 21 Demands
An event 100 years ago offers critical insights into how a rising hegemon should behave.
China, Japan, and the 21 Demands
The CCP Didn’t Fight Imperial Japan; the KMT Did
September 04, 2014
The CCP Didn’t Fight Imperial Japan; the KMT Did
While the KMT military defended China against Japan during WWII, the CCP built up strength for the civil war.
The CCP Didn’t Fight Imperial Japan; the KMT Did
The Biggest Lesson of the First Sino-Japanese War
August 01, 2014
The Biggest Lesson of the First Sino-Japanese War
Should modern-day China really bemoan the defeat of a corrupt dynasty 120 years ago?
The Biggest Lesson of the First Sino-Japanese War
Marking WW2 Anniversary, Xi Targets Modern Japan
July 07, 2014
Marking WW2 Anniversary, Xi Targets Modern Japan
The rhetoric surrounding the 77th anniversary of the Sino-Japanese War has modern-day implications.
Marking WW2 Anniversary, Xi Targets Modern Japan
History Lessons for China and Japan
June 26, 2014
History Lessons for China and Japan
Both countries have shown the ability to accommodate and cooperate in the past. Can they do so again?
History Lessons for China and Japan
Chinese Strategists Reflect on the First Sino-Japanese War
April 18, 2014
Chinese Strategists Reflect on the First Sino-Japanese War
A collection of essays on the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95 has obvious implications for modern China.
Chinese Strategists Reflect on the First Sino-Japanese War
Getting Senkaku History Right
November 26, 2013
Getting Senkaku History Right
Some of the claims to sovereignty over the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands don’t hold up well under scrutiny, argues Tadashi Ikeda.
Getting Senkaku History Right
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