Diplomacy has resolved none of the major issues with China. Japan needs its own counterespionage law and other measures if it wants to see results.
The Kishida-Xi talks didn't touch on China's detention of Japanese nationals, the situation in the East China Sea or Beijing's military activities around Japan.
Japan's leaders need to put their political lives on the line to negotiate seriously with China. Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi's visit failed to do that.
There is first a question of whether the government and SDF possesses the capabilities and appetite to deal with a spy balloon or drone over Japan.
China was keen on using the October 1992 visit of then-Emperor Akihito to escape Western sanctions due to the Tiananmen Massacre, declassified records show.
China sent its Coast Guard and navy into waters near the Senkakus days after Japan-China maritime talks. Japan must be clear that it will defend its...
The Xi Jinping dictatorship has become absolute. What does that mean to Japan, and how will it affect Tokyo's economic and security policy choices?
The significance of Japan-China talks lies in the candid exchange of opinions, even though it may be painful for the Chinese leaders to hear.
The UN has recognized China’s oppression of its Uyghur minority. The international community needs to apply pressure on the Chinese government to stop.
Gone from the latest version of the white paper is China’s promise not to send military forces and administrators to the island after unification.
Seoul’s conciliatory stance provides Beijing with a golden opportunity to break off South Korea from the US-led multinational strategic encirclement of China.
China’s unilateral intrusions appear targeted at making claims for deposits of rare metals and methane hydrate discovered earlier by Japanese researchers.