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.
As China continues to rachet up pressure on the Senkaku Islands, Japan and the US must further assert their presence, including with personnel on the Senkakus.
Denny Tamaki's not listening to Okinawans, most of whom feel a sense of crisis about Chinese incursions into waters near the Senkaku Islands.
Its territorial appetite combined with the apparent graduation by China from a defensive to a preemptive strike posture for defense is raising regional alarms.
The importance of Okinawa is about deterrence. Demonstrate you're a serious military with lots of partners and an enemy is less likely to try his luck...
For fear of provoking China, the national government in Tokyo wouldn’t allow onshore surveys despite environmental degredation of the Senkaku Islands.
Four Chinese ships entered the area while the Senkaku Islands survey was in progress, forcing the Japan Coast Guard to surround and protect the research vessel.
In the new book "Can You Win Against China?" (Kimi Tachi, Chugoku Ni Katerunoka), four key national security figures sound an alarm about the China threat.
Jennifer Zeng was a researcher at the Development Research Center of the State Council of the People's Republic of China
Ishihara was never afraid to give his opinion, even when the “sensible” thing was to say nothing. Sometimes he seemed to be wrong but was finally...
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.
Under the guise of acting as a law enforcement agency, the China Coast Guard may attempt to take over Japan’s Senkaku Islands, other islands in the...