The exhibition of the Shenyang J-31, China’s second domestic stealth fighter, is the most recent effort by the People’s Liberation Army to expand China’s strategic capability into the Pacific.
Recent measures taken by Japan’s government to bring its debt under control have had significant consequences on the ground, both in Japan and abroad.
An agreement on climate was not the only thing to emerge from last week’s APEC summit.
Zihao Liu explains how the agreements reached at last week’s APEC Summit will affect the future of Sino-Japanese relations.
Since President Obama’s last visit to China in 2009, tensions in East Asia have markedly increased. Jacob Brunell examines the future of American foreign policy towards China, and explains why the United States ought to tread carefully on areas such as human rights.
This past Friday, the governor of Kagoshima, Yūichirō Itō, approved the reinstatement of the Sendai nuclear plant, the first step in a long political battle to reestablish nuclear energy in Japan. Kwame Newton evaluates the merits and demerits of a “renuclearized” Japan, and calls for patience.
Conna Walsh considers the challenges facing Beijing in anticipation of the upcoming APEC summit, and projects an increase in economic cooperation, despite ongoing territorial conflict in the region.