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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
Here's What You Need to Know About China’s Grand Military Parade
September 03, 2015
Here's What You Need to Know About China’s Grand Military Parade
Beijing announced cuts of 300,000 troops while parading some of the deadliest missiles in the PLA's arsenal.
Here's What You Need to Know About China’s Grand Military Parade
Revealed: China’s Secret Censorship Instructions for Its Military Parade
September 01, 2015
Revealed: China’s Secret Censorship Instructions for Its Military Parade
Beijing threatens that violators of the guidelines will "be dealt with seriously."
Revealed: China’s Secret Censorship Instructions for Its Military Parade
Confirmed: South Korea's President Will Attend China's WW2 Anniversary Celebrations
August 20, 2015
Confirmed: South Korea's President Will Attend China's WW2 Anniversary Celebrations
Confirmed: South Korea's President Will Attend China's WW2 Anniversary Celebrations
How Japan's Emperor (Subtly) Criticized Shinzo Abe
August 19, 2015
How Japan's Emperor (Subtly) Criticized Shinzo Abe
Japan's Emperor Akihito appears to be determined to remind his people of the horrors of World War II.
How Japan's Emperor (Subtly) Criticized Shinzo Abe
Why You Should Listen to What Japan's Emperor Says on August 15
August 14, 2015
Why You Should Listen to What Japan's Emperor Says on August 15
What we will hear from Emperor Akihito on August 15 will be equally—if not more—important than the Abe Statement.
Why You Should Listen to What Japan's Emperor Says on August 15
Atomic Remembrance and Japan's Security Reform Debate
August 08, 2015
Atomic Remembrance and Japan's Security Reform Debate
The 70th anniversary of the bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki is a focal point for opponents of defense reform.
Atomic Remembrance and Japan's Security Reform Debate
Japan History Commission Acknowledges 'Aggression,' Lessons Learned from WW2
August 08, 2015
Japan History Commission Acknowledges 'Aggression,' Lessons Learned from WW2
The Kitaoka Commission report sets the tone for Abe’s World War II 70th anniversary statement.
Japan History Commission Acknowledges 'Aggression,' Lessons Learned from WW2
Did China's Anti-Corruption Fight Give the US an Intelligence Windfall?
August 08, 2015
Did China's Anti-Corruption Fight Give the US an Intelligence Windfall?
Ling Wancheng, the South China Sea, and Japan's take on history. Friday China links.
Did China's Anti-Corruption Fight Give the US an Intelligence Windfall?
Abe’s 70th Anniversary Statement: What Should We Expect?
August 04, 2015
Abe’s 70th Anniversary Statement: What Should We Expect?
The content of Abe's statement will depend on what sort of audience he has in mind.
Abe’s 70th Anniversary Statement: What Should We Expect?
China: Japan Security Legislation a 'Nightmare Scenario'
July 17, 2015
China: Japan Security Legislation a 'Nightmare Scenario'
Beijing has reacted with predictable breathlessness to the passage of new security legislation in Tokyo.
China: Japan Security Legislation a 'Nightmare Scenario'
Abe's World War 2 Statement: Beyond History
July 16, 2015
Abe's World War 2 Statement: Beyond History
The factors shaping the Abe Statement are far more complex than historical issues alone.
Abe's World War 2 Statement: Beyond History
India's INS <em>Viraat</em>, World's Longest-Serving Aircraft Carrier, Set for Decommissioning
July 08, 2015
India's INS Viraat, World's Longest-Serving Aircraft Carrier, Set for Decommissioning
Plus, Russia-China tensions, Indian foreign policy, and a nationalist wave in China. Mid-week links.
India's INS Viraat, World's Longest-Serving Aircraft Carrier, Set for Decommissioning
China's WW2 Military Parade to Include Russia, Mongolia - and Taiwan
June 26, 2015
China's WW2 Military Parade to Include Russia, Mongolia - and Taiwan
China divulged new details about its September 3 military parade this week.
China's WW2 Military Parade to Include Russia, Mongolia - and Taiwan
China and Russia Are More Likely to Become Allies Than You Think
May 09, 2015
China and Russia Are More Likely to Become Allies Than You Think
Plus, Xi remembers WWII, China in Antarctica, and new leaders for China's oil giants. Friday China links.
China and Russia Are More Likely to Become Allies Than You Think
Remorse Without Apology: Shinzo Abe and the Second World War
January 06, 2015
Remorse Without Apology: Shinzo Abe and the Second World War
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said that he will express "Japan's remorse" for World War II.
Remorse Without Apology: Shinzo Abe and the Second World War
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