Aug 18, 2015

Abe's address fails to achieve desired closure

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's speech did not succeed in providing a sense of closure. In some ways it reopens old arguments, implying that Japan was not really responsible for its role in the war.

South China Sea standoff

Apr 14, 2015

South China Sea standoff

Beijing must be feeling the pressure from the U.S. to stop its campaign of turning tiny reefs in the South China Sea into artificial islands capable of military use.