Posts Tagged: Northeast Asia
Our wartime commemorations are the functional equivalent of mounting the heads of our victims on pikes. Are we surprised that others celebrate bloodshed when we do the same?
Okinawans are going to the polls to register their opposition to a military base plan supported by both Tokyo and Washington.
U.S. military strategy in Northeast Asia is relying on ever more contributions from our allies.
On September 7 Japanese patrol boats intercepted a Chinese fishing trawler near Kubashima, one of the Senkaku [Chinese: Diaoyu] Islands in the East China Sea.
China and Japan are at loggerheads. As columnist Conn Hallinan explains, rising nationalism and persistent U.S. militarism lie behind the crisis.
A new approach needs to be taken if we're going to achieve progress in Northeast Asia.
A majestic region-wide union may well transform the strategic calculus of the sceptics and the spoilers.
Effective engagement doesn't always translate into a good news story.
Japan is on the verge of a political revolution, and the ripples might transform Asia as well.
The death of Kim Dae Jung, the suicide of Roh Moo Hyun, and the illness of Kim Jong Il all point to the end of a generation committed to North-South engagement.