A Forgotten Chinese Hero: Zhang Xueliang
By Chi Wang
The Xi’an Incident changed the course of Chinese history.
What Does Thailand’s New Era of Uncertainty Mean for Japan?
By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
The country’s changing political landscape raises several important questions for relations.
Lessons From How Western Intelligence Tracked Imperial Japan's Aviation Technology
By Robert Farley
What can the United States learn from its underestimation of Japanese capabilities during the first half of the 20th century?
Why Did China Add 6 Years to the Second Sino-Japanese War?
By Jing Yu
What the revision to Chinese history textbooks tells us about China.
Review: Manchu Princess, Japanese Spy
By Stephen Joyce
A new book explores the fascinating tale of a cross-dressing Japanese spy in wartime China.
China, Japan, and the 21 Demands
By Yanzhong Huang
An event 100 years ago offers critical insights into how a rising hegemon should behave.
The CCP Didn’t Fight Imperial Japan; the KMT Did
By Zachary Keck
While the KMT military defended China against Japan during WWII, the CCP built up strength for the civil war.
The Biggest Lesson of the First Sino-Japanese War
By Yang Hengjun
Should modern-day China really bemoan the defeat of a corrupt dynasty 120 years ago?
Marking WW2 Anniversary, Xi Targets Modern Japan
By Shannon Tiezzi
The rhetoric surrounding the 77th anniversary of the Sino-Japanese War has modern-day implications.
History Lessons for China and Japan
By Paula Harrell
Both countries have shown the ability to accommodate and cooperate in the past. Can they do so again?
Chinese Strategists Reflect on the First Sino-Japanese War
By Shannon Tiezzi
A collection of essays on the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95 has obvious implications for modern China.
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.