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ARMED CONFLICTS

Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 30, 2022
About half of Japanese and Chinese foresee Taiwan conflict, survey shows
Altogether, 44.5% of Japanese and 56.7% of Chinese people pointed to the possibility of conflict either "within several years" or "in the future."
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Sep 22, 2022
The war in Ukraine offers valuable lessons on changing global relations
With Sweden and Finland applying to join NATO, and other countries getting closer to Russia, the conflict has had a significant effect on international politics.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Aug 28, 2020
U.S.-China confrontation not a replay of the Cold War
Japan's only path is to uphold the security alliance with the U.S. while keeping relations with China as friendly as possible in order to make money.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Aug 25, 2020
China’s expansionism enters dangerous phase
From the East and South China seas to the Himalayas and Central Asia, the region is becoming more volatile and unstable.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jul 24, 2020
China refuses to quit on the Philippines
China may have missed a golden opportunity to kill a military pact between Manila and Washington, but Beijing still wants to exploit gaps between the U.S. and its ally.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jul 24, 2020
China’s self-inflicted wounds in the South China Sea
Increased aggression by Beijing has sparked more robust responses from Washington and the regional claimant states.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jul 22, 2020
Beijing's five-finger punch
China's territorial claims in the Himalayan region leave none of its neighbors safe.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
May 13, 2020
Can a broke America fight a cold war with China?
The coronavirus has united Americans against Beijingu2019s aggressions, but it will also devastate the Pentagon budget.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Apr 16, 2020
Opportunity in crisis: Exploiting global disarray
China continues to destabilize the Indo-Pacific and try to reshape the international order in order to achieve regional dominance.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 8, 2020
U.S. and Iran inch toward a clash in Iraq
Tehran is seeking military leverage while Washington wants to capitalize on overlapping crises.
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 8, 2020
Biden’s call to ease Iran sanctions fits a bad pattern
When it comes to the Middle East, the former vice president has a history of endorsing woolly and reckless ideas.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 30, 2020
Mali plans to double the size of its army to combat jihadis
Mali will increase the size of its army by about 50 percent in a recruitment drive this year aimed at uprooting jihadist groups, Prime Minister Boubou Cisse said on Wednesday.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 29, 2020
Remains of two U.S. service members retrieved from Afghan air crash site in Taliban territory
The United States recovered on Tuesday the remains of two personnel from a U.S. military aircraft that crashed in Afghanistan, American and Afghan officials have said.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jan 15, 2020
Chuck Schumer says believes majority of U.S. Senate backs Iran war powers resolution to block Trump military action
U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday he believed a majority of 51 U.S. senators will approve a war powers resolution to block President Donald Trump from further military action, which would be a rebuke of the president's policy in the Republican-controlled chamber.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 14, 2020
U.S. troops describe 'miraculous' escape at Iraqi base hit by Iranian missile attack
Troops at the Iraqi air base that bore the brunt of Iran's first direct missile attack against U.S. forces said they were shocked by its intensity and grateful to emerge unscathed.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 13, 2020
Putin's latest obsession: Rewriting World War II
Russia's leader believes the narrative is shifting in ways that make the Soviet Union a villain.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 13, 2020
Russian-led airstrikes seen halting in Idlib after cease-fire takes hold
Russia and its allies halted airstrikes in Syria's Idlib region on Sunday as a cease-fire agreed with Turkey came into force, residents, rebels and respondents said, although few were optimistic the truce would hold.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 11, 2020
Japan's Abe kicks off five-day visit to Middle East amid U.S.-Iran tensions
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe embarks on a five-day trip to three Middle East nations as part of Tokyou2019s efforts to help reduce tensions in a region that is critically important for resource-poor Japan.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jan 10, 2020
Were the 2010s a return to the 1930s?
The last decade saw the framework of the long postwar period start to crumble.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 10, 2020
Trump's assassination of Soleimani is a gift to Xi Jinping
Escalating tensions with Iran will distract the U.S. its competition with China.

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