Built on a foundation of economic powerplay and military modernization, predictions are for China's territorial assertiveness to continue on land and at sea.
Fresh Sino-Indian clashes in the Tawang region put India on alert to possible Chinese attempts at grab lands along their disputed border this winter.
Democracies around the world cannot ignore the destabilization of East Asia. They should be prepared to stand up to China and Russia when necessary.
The Chinese government claims that the Senkaku Islands — very much part of Japanese territory in Okinawa — are attached to Taiwan.
Still missing in action is a well-considered plan based on a proper threat assessment, that lays out what Japan needs, and needs to do to defend...
The Biden administration’s 2022 National Defense Strategy calls for strengthening deterrence against China, so why did it exclude a key regional player?
Some may say it’s unthinkable that the United States would not fight to defend the Senkakus. Perhaps it would have been impossible until now.
The name changes and other acts of aggression are seen as part of broader hardening in tone and tenor aimed at intimidating neighboring democracies.
Don’t expect real world effects anytime soon. The Japanese still need to study revising laws to permit the Marines to deploy. And then they will have...
Tokyo should take note of India’s case and realize that favorable trade relations with China will not stop Beijing’s military aggression and attempted land grabs.
Military readiness depends on how American military leaders treat their local base employees and Japanese partners, and it needs fixing now.
Indeed, it’s hard to imagine anyone less suited for dealing with the Japanese. Still, there have been other apparently poor choices that turned out to be...