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The Third Annual Eastern Economic Forum and the Japan-Russia Summit
September 08, 2017
The Third Annual Eastern Economic Forum and the Japan-Russia Summit
Why Japan and Russia won't reach an agreement on the Northern Territories dispute.
The Third Annual Eastern Economic Forum and the Japan-Russia Summit
Why Vietnam Must Fight the Islamic State Terror Threat
August 03, 2017
Why Vietnam Must Fight the Islamic State Terror Threat
The threat presents both challenges and opportunities that Hanoi cannot ignore.
Why Vietnam Must Fight the Islamic State Terror Threat
What Will a Kuril Islands Deal Between Russia and Japan Take?
November 07, 2016
What Will a Kuril Islands Deal Between Russia and Japan Take?
Japan looks to incentivize Russian interest in a deal over the Kurils by laying out several economic initiatives.
What Will a Kuril Islands Deal Between Russia and Japan Take?
Border Pressure: The Dalai Lama Will Visit Arunachal Pradesh
November 04, 2016
Border Pressure: The Dalai Lama Will Visit Arunachal Pradesh
Will the Tibetan leader's visit to Arunachal Pradesh escalate border tensions between India and China?
Border Pressure: The Dalai Lama Will Visit Arunachal Pradesh
Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
October 19, 2016
Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
As Obama enters his last hundred days in office, Asia remains in flux.
Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
India and the Downsides of the South China Sea Decision
July 20, 2016
India and the Downsides of the South China Sea Decision
For India, July's South China Sea ruling by an arbitral tribunal is a complicated matter.
India and the Downsides of the South China Sea Decision
1 Year Later: Reflections on China's Oil Rig 'Sovereignty-Making' in the South China Sea
May 12, 2015
1 Year Later: Reflections on China's Oil Rig 'Sovereignty-Making' in the South China Sea
What is the long-term significance of China's decision to move an oil rig into Vietnam's exclusive economic zone in May 2014?
1 Year Later: Reflections on China's Oil Rig 'Sovereignty-Making' in the South China Sea
China's Coming 'Lawfare' and the South China Sea
May 08, 2015
China's Coming 'Lawfare' and the South China Sea
What China's growing legal expertise could mean for its foreign policy.
China's Coming 'Lawfare' and the South China Sea
Will China's Nine Dashes Ever Turn Into One Line?
July 01, 2014
Will China's Nine Dashes Ever Turn Into One Line?
Why does Beijing keep its dashed-line claim to the South China Sea?
Will China's Nine Dashes Ever Turn Into One Line?
Japan and South Korea Leave Money on the Table
June 20, 2014
Japan and South Korea Leave Money on the Table
Their history of territorial and wartime disputes continues to prevent wider cooperation on shared goals in the region.
Japan and South Korea Leave Money on the Table
International Law Won't Solve Asia's Territorial Disputes
June 18, 2014
International Law Won't Solve Asia's Territorial Disputes
International law won't solve all of Asia's problems. In fact, it could exacerbate them.
International Law Won't Solve Asia's Territorial Disputes
How the World Got the Concept of Borders Wrong
June 12, 2014
How the World Got the Concept of Borders Wrong
Rigid territorial norms make the resolution of contemporary territorial disputes almost impossible.
How the World Got the Concept of Borders Wrong
Head of Japan’s NHK: Broadcaster Should Support Senkaku Claim
January 27, 2014
Head of Japan’s NHK: Broadcaster Should Support Senkaku Claim
Katsuto Momii also called international anger over Japan’s wartime brothels “puzzling.”
Head of Japan’s NHK: Broadcaster Should Support Senkaku Claim
Japan’s New (Defensive) Attack Force
November 03, 2013
Japan’s New (Defensive) Attack Force
Japan’s rapid moves to develop an amphibious capability is sending a clear signal on a certain group of disputed islands.
Japan’s New (Defensive) Attack Force
Wasserstrom: 10 Things Japanese Should Know About China
November 01, 2013
Wasserstrom: 10 Things Japanese Should Know About China
Acclaimed author on corruption, nationalism, and territorial disputes.
Wasserstrom: 10 Things Japanese Should Know About China
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