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Obama's Asian Pivot: A WorldPost Review

Nathan Gardels | Posted 06.22.2014 | World
Nathan Gardels

This week, U.S. President Barack Obama is visiting Asia to meet U.S. allies and assure them of America's backing as China rises to become the dominant power in the region. In light of the West's weak response to Putin's takeover of the Crimea, some Asian allies are concerned about whether the U.S. will stand steady in the event a conflict breaks out between one of its allies and China.

Chinese Balloon Lands In Middle Of Island Dispute With Japan

Reuters | Posted 03.03.2014 | World

(Adds Chinese Defence Ministry statement) By Junko Fujita TOKYO, Jan 2 (Reuters) - A Chinese man landed himself, litera...

Tensions Between Japan, China Rise

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 02.06.2013 | World

TOKYO -- Japan on Tuesday accused Chinese navy vessels of locking a weapons-targeting radar on a Japanese destroyer and helicopter amid escalating ter...

China, Japan Trade Barbs Over Disputed Islands

AP | Posted 09.27.2012 | World

BEIJING -- China on Thursday assailed Japan's prime minister as obstinate and wrong for saying his nation won't compromise in their island dispute, as...

Japanese, Chinese Ships Exchange Warnings

AP | MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

TOKYO — Chinese and Japanese government ships exchanged warnings Friday in waters near disputed islands in the East China Sea, while Tokyo calle...

Disputed Islands? Sure, We'll Buy Those

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 11.10.2012 | World

TOKYO — Japan's Cabinet formally announced Tuesday that the government will purchase several disputed islands that China also claims – a m...

Around The World In 10 Photos

Posted 08.11.2012 | World

From Argentina to Zimbabwe, the monumental to the day-to-day, each week, HuffPost World will present some of the most remarkable images from across th...