Nov 27, 2013
The Chinese Ministry of National Defense issued a statement on Saturday on establishing the East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ). This new action complies with China's laws and has precedents to follow in the international community, writes Luo Yuan.
Feng Zhaokui, Honorary Academician, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Nov 14, 2013
A November 1 article written by the Wall Street Journal has been the cause of some concern for those who follow US-China-Japan relations. While the US has maintained its position of “neutrality,” China is concerned about its own security as well as that of the region as Japan’s nationalistic leaders continue to pursue more active military and foreign policies.
Xue Junying, Research Fellow of Center of American Studies, China Foundation for International Studies
Nov 12, 2013
Japan is making provocative statements on the issue of the Diaoyu Islands and questioning the Chinese position, writes Xue Junying.
Oct 29, 2013
Both sides on the Korean Peninsula should realize that neither could destroy the other, and that it is necessary to continue this confrontational peace based on reciprocity and balance, write Shuang Shi and Xiong Lei.
Colin Moreshead, Freelance Writer
Oct 24, 2013
As Japanese Prime Minister Abe seems to have discarded his nationalist talking points in favor of a more populist platform, many wonder how China will be affected?
Jiang Yuechun, Director, China Institute of Int'l Studies
Sep 11, 2013
The relations between China and the US and between China and Japan, although in constant flux, will never transcend that between the US and Japan, writes Jiang Yuechun.
Liu Jiangyong, Vice Director, Tsinghua University
Sep 11, 2013
Following a meeting of the world’s top leaders at the G-20 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, Liu Jiangyong examines Japan’s relations between China and the Republic of Korea and notes that several factors contribute to the historical departure Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s current administration has taken compared to previous administrations.
- The US-Japan Alliance is the Source of Instability, Not Japan’s Constitutional Revision or New Ships
Stephen Harner, Former US State Department Official
Aug 30, 2013
Examining recent developments in the Asia-Pacific Stephen Harner posits that the true source of instability in East Asia is a result of the post-WWII alliance between the U.S. and Japan, rather than efforts to expand Japan’s constitution and enlarge its maritime presence.
Su Xiaohui, Deputy Director of Int'l & Strategic Studies, CIIS
Aug 29, 2013
After recently conducting counter-piracy exercises in the Gulf of Aden, increased naval cooperation between the United States and China appears to be on a positive tract. As Su Xiaohui explains, China’s aspiration to become a maritime power should not be perceived as a threat to the United States.
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.