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George Kennan’s Other Long Telegram — About the Far East
December 05, 2017
George Kennan’s Other Long Telegram — About the Far East
The author of Cold War containment recommended U.S. retrenchment across the board in Asia.
George Kennan’s Other Long Telegram — About the Far East
Is Japan’s 'Nuclear Allergy' Being Cured?
December 02, 2017
Is Japan’s 'Nuclear Allergy' Being Cured?
President Trump’s rhetoric and a highly threatening North Korea are chipping away at Japan's nuclear neuralgia.
Is Japan’s 'Nuclear Allergy' Being Cured?
Of Ospreys and Stallions: US Military Aircraft Accidents and Japanese Domestic Politics
October 20, 2017
Of Ospreys and Stallions: US Military Aircraft Accidents and Japanese Domestic Politics
Despite a strong alliance, Japan's stern response to U.S. military accidents is predictable.
Of Ospreys and Stallions: US Military Aircraft Accidents and Japanese Domestic Politics
Trump Goes to Asia: Everything You Need to Know
October 18, 2017
Trump Goes to Asia: Everything You Need to Know
Donald Trump goes to Asia for the first time as president. What can we expect?
Trump Goes to Asia: Everything You Need to Know
A Wide-Ranging Agenda: What Trump's First Asia-Pacific Tour Means
October 17, 2017
A Wide-Ranging Agenda: What Trump's First Asia-Pacific Tour Means
Will the administration unveil a new strategy for the Asia-Pacific during Trump's Asia trip?
A Wide-Ranging Agenda: What Trump's First Asia-Pacific Tour Means
US, Japan, South Korea Conduct Nighttime Air Exercise
October 13, 2017
US, Japan, South Korea Conduct Nighttime Air Exercise
US strategic bombers for the first time carried out a nighttime training mission with Japanese, ROK fighter Jets near Sea of Japan.
US, Japan, South Korea Conduct Nighttime Air Exercise
US B-1B Bombers and Japanese Fighters Stage Exercises in the East China Sea
September 11, 2017
US B-1B Bombers and Japanese Fighters Stage Exercises in the East China Sea
The exercise is the second show of force in East Asia involving B-1B bombers since North Korea's sixth nuclear test.
US B-1B Bombers and Japanese Fighters Stage Exercises in the East China Sea
US, Japan, South Korea Stage Massive Aerial Exercise in Show of Force Against North Korea
September 01, 2017
US, Japan, South Korea Stage Massive Aerial Exercise in Show of Force Against North Korea
Bombers and fighters from the three countries carried out major drills a day after North Korea's latest missile launch.
US, Japan, South Korea Stage Massive Aerial Exercise in Show of Force Against North Korea
5 Takeaways on North Korea's Ballistic Missile Overflight of Japan
August 29, 2017
5 Takeaways on North Korea's Ballistic Missile Overflight of Japan
North Korea carries out what is likely its most provocative ballistic missile test to date.
5 Takeaways on North Korea's Ballistic Missile Overflight of Japan
Top US, Japan Defense and Diplomatic Officials Meet to Discuss Alliance, Regional Issues
August 18, 2017
Top US, Japan Defense and Diplomatic Officials Meet to Discuss Alliance, Regional Issues
Top U.S. and Japanese officials discuss North Korea, the East China Sea, and much more.
Top US, Japan Defense and Diplomatic Officials Meet to Discuss Alliance, Regional Issues
What It Would Really Take for a US Preemptive Strike on North Korea
August 10, 2017
What It Would Really Take for a US Preemptive Strike on North Korea
The U.S. would need to coordinate closely with South Korea, Japan, and China before taking any military action.
What It Would Really Take for a US Preemptive Strike on North Korea
Interview: Yassin Fawaz
August 09, 2017
Interview: Yassin Fawaz
Advice on how the United States should approach Asia, from the CEO of the Raddington Group.
Interview: Yassin Fawaz
Why Abe Still Loves Trump
June 15, 2017
Why Abe Still Loves Trump
The Japanese leader’s cultivation of the U.S. president is part of a broader strategy that seems to be working so far.
Why Abe Still Loves Trump
Japan's Path to Constitutional Amendment
May 26, 2017
Japan's Path to Constitutional Amendment
The steps Shinzo Abe must take to achieve constitutional revision, and the political implications.
Japan's Path to Constitutional Amendment
WannaCry's Lesson for the US-Japan Alliance
May 23, 2017
WannaCry's Lesson for the US-Japan Alliance
It's time for the U.S. and Japan to move beyond talk and take action to defend against cyber threats.
WannaCry's Lesson for the US-Japan Alliance
Americans Need to Get Used to North Korean Intercontinental-Range Ballistic Missiles
May 16, 2017
Americans Need to Get Used to North Korean Intercontinental-Range Ballistic Missiles
The United States would do well to start dealing with North Korea as if it was already in possession of an ICBM.
Americans Need to Get Used to North Korean Intercontinental-Range Ballistic Missiles
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