Aug 05, 2015
Washington’s cozy-up with Japan’s military suggests the US has a short memory about its wartime experience, and Japan’s ultimate intentions should be re-examined.
May 13, 2015
Interactions among China, Japan and the United States have gone far beyond the constraints of political stereotypes. The flow of capital, material, technology and people has brought the countries ever closer together. Embracing common interests, not “balancing power”, is the key to peace and prosperity for all three.
Dec 10, 2014
Jin Ying warns the U.S. to be weary of Japan, citing their history of “running away with the bone” as the U.S. and China jostle for influence in the Pacific. Ying agrees with Democratic advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski that the U.S. should sign a major charter with China, just as it did with Britain during WWII.
Jun 28, 2014
Tim Robbins’ recent rendition of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in Beijing attempted to relate to present-day waves of violence throughout the world by emphasizing a need for ‘the power of love’, but given the turmoil in Eastern Europe, Thailand, the Middle East, and in China’s maritime vicinity, the concept of ‘order’ might be a more necessary emphasis.
Apr 22, 2014
As the Abe administration aims to build up Japan’s military, Jin Ying urges the public to pay attention to the changes and be wary of the consequences if Japan continues this rapid militarization.
Jan 13, 2014
The escalation of tensions between China and Japan in 2013 has put a strain on the bilateral relationship and puts the Asia-Pacific region at risk for conflict. As Jin Ying points out, there are three steps the US should take to ensure stability and peaceful development.
Oct 05, 2013
The radiation leaks in Fukushima threatens not only the safety of Japanese citizens but that of participants, spectators and visitors coming to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Should the US take a role as the inspector of Japan’s nuclear facilities ahead of the Olympic Games?
Aug 23, 2013
Given her family's history in diplomacy and government, it is no surprise that high hopes have been set for Caroline Kennedy, nominated to be the US Ambassador to Japan. As tensions between the United States, China and Japan continue to heighten, Dr. Jin Ying analyzes the high expectations set for Kennedy's new position.
Dec 31, 2012
Shinzo Abe has led the Liberal Democratic Party to win the Japanese House of Representatives election. However, the election victory doesn’t mean a widespread