The China Coast Guard's pursuit of a Japanese fishing boat in Japan's territorial waters is a sign of things to come.
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Backing away from the demand that North Korea denuclearize would be a big mistake.
It seems like everyone in the Pacific and Indian Ocean area has decided to treat the region as a unified strategic theater.
Trump may emphasize "America First" and disagree with Abe and Moon over how to reduce bilateral trade deficits, but he should not do so on North Korean threats.
U.S. President Donald Trump can demonstrate the U.S. defense committment to the Senkaku Islands by visiting Okinawa next month.
The U.S. and its allies can deter North Korean aggression even after the desperate state obtains a nuclear deterrent.
China's possession of aircraft carriers is not a matter of if but when. Last November, an official in China's Ministry of National Defense touched for the first time in a public venue on the possibility of his nation acquiring aircraft carriers. China has purchased three ...