Autonomy in the Pacific Islands nation is at risk as Beijing makes inroads through leveraging the Solomons’ heavy debt and striking a new “security pact.”
How then can Tokyo persuasively call upon allies to cooperate in deterring China and North Korea amid the high level of regional threats?
The US Secretary of State met his Japanese and South Korean counterparts in Hawaii, urging “intense engagement” to build on common interests and heal past rifts.
Whatever comes up next, with the PRC it won’t stop at Taiwan. Will Japan and the United States show their resolve by standing up to China?
That China is an important stakeholder in Arctic affairs is emerging rapidly and will affect global power politics, far beyond economics, going forward.
China’s one-child policy from 1970 has officially changed to allow three children. But with high inflation, will families be willing to have any children? And if...
The entire region is threatened by a soft U.S. policy that ignores the dangers of China’s growing military presence in key hot spots like the South...