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Does Australia's War Memory Need a Rethink?
August 25, 2016
Does Australia's War Memory Need a Rethink?
A recent incident between Australia and Vietnam points to a broader problem.
Does Australia's War Memory Need a Rethink?
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
Yes, Hiroshima and Nagasaki <em>Definitely</em> Saved Lives
September 02, 2014
Yes, Hiroshima and Nagasaki Definitely Saved Lives
The Pacific Realist responds to Ward Wilson about whether the atomic bombings of Japan saved lives or not.
Yes, Hiroshima and Nagasaki Definitely Saved Lives
Only US Can Prevent Great Power War
August 22, 2014
Only US Can Prevent Great Power War
The preconditions for a hegemonic war currently exist in the world, but the U.S. can still prevent one.
Only US Can Prevent Great Power War
How Hiroshima and Nagasaki Saved Millions of Lives
August 07, 2014
How Hiroshima and Nagasaki Saved Millions of Lives
By showing the world the horrors of nuclear warfare, the atomic bombings made future ones much less likely.
How Hiroshima and Nagasaki Saved Millions of Lives
Strategy 101: Know Thy Enemy, Know Thy Self
June 14, 2014
Strategy 101: Know Thy Enemy, Know Thy Self
Isoroku Yamamoto and Admiral Chester Nimitz's strategies were reciprocals of each other.
Strategy 101: Know Thy Enemy, Know Thy Self
Germany Rebukes China’s Anti-Japan PR Campaign
March 29, 2014
Germany Rebukes China’s Anti-Japan PR Campaign
Berlin strongly rebuffed Beijing’s efforts to use Germany’s wartime past to shame Japan during Xi’s trip to Germany.
Germany Rebukes China’s Anti-Japan PR Campaign
Japanese WWII Survivor Wants UNESCO Certification for Kamikaze Letters
February 28, 2014
Japanese WWII Survivor Wants UNESCO Certification for Kamikaze Letters
Our Tokyo editors talk about controversial letters penned by Kamikaze pilots and more in this week's podcast.
Japanese WWII Survivor Wants UNESCO Certification for Kamikaze Letters
How History Can Save China-Japan Relations
February 26, 2014
How History Can Save China-Japan Relations
Leaders across Asia should use the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII to build a more peaceful future.
How History Can Save China-Japan Relations
China Can Be More Powerful Without Getting Rich
February 25, 2014
China Can Be More Powerful Without Getting Rich
History shows that wealth is a poor indicator of the distribution of power in the international system.
China Can Be More Powerful Without Getting Rich
US Asia Policy: Straight From the 1930s
February 12, 2014
US Asia Policy: Straight From the 1930s
U.S. policy to China today closely resembles the policy it pursed toward Japan… before Pearl Harbor
US Asia Policy: Straight From the 1930s
Asia Plays the Nazi Blame Game
February 05, 2014
Asia Plays the Nazi Blame Game
After weeks of constant WWI analogies, Asia now debates which country is most like Nazi Germany.
Asia Plays the Nazi Blame Game
Japan’s Abe to Visit Yasukuni War Shrine
December 26, 2013
Japan’s Abe to Visit Yasukuni War Shrine
In a move certain to inflame regional tensions, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit a controversial WWII shrine.
Japan’s Abe to Visit Yasukuni War Shrine
How Imperial Japan Shaped Modern China
October 16, 2013
How Imperial Japan Shaped Modern China
A new book explores how Japan’s brutal occupation is still shaping Sino-Japanese relations.
How Imperial Japan Shaped Modern China
Never Say Never: What if Egypt Did Close the Suez Canal?
August 21, 2013
Never Say Never: What if Egypt Did Close the Suez Canal?
The economic and military effects of the Suez’s closure would reverberate throughout Asia and the West.
Never Say Never: What if Egypt Did Close the Suez Canal?
The Geopolitics of Hawaii
May 20, 2013
The Geopolitics of Hawaii
They aren’t just about sun, fun, and ukuleles. The islands also hold great strategic importance.
The Geopolitics of Hawaii
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