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The United States' Stance on Sino-Japanese Maritime Dispute

S. Azmat Hassan | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics
S. Azmat Hassan

The United States' stance which was largely neutral earlier over the disputed islets in the East China Sea between China and Japan seems to have morphed from ambiguous neutrality to a more pro-Japanese flavor.

From Sarajevo to the Senkakus: The Road to World War III?

Peter Navarro | Posted 02.07.2014 | World
Peter Navarro

Rationally, it makes little sense for it to risk its economic growth over a conflict in the East China Sea. However, China's bullying bid for the Senkaku Islands is part of a much broader strategy.

China Angry Over Japan's Fighter Jet Scrambles

AP | Posted 06.18.2013 | World

BEIJING — China accused Japan of raising regional tensions with its increased use of fighter jets to monitor Chinese aircraft that approach a cl...

Three Men Make a Tiger

Lyric Hughes Hale | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Lyric Hughes Hale

Japanese businessmen have returned home from their posts in China, fearing boycotts and violence. Could a dispute over a few tiny islands actually result in war? Bound by treaty to defend Japan, which side would the United States take in a military confrontation?

Is Japan Turning to the Right?

Ichiro Fujisaki | Posted 12.10.2012 | World
Ichiro Fujisaki

The days of using force or coercion, whether military or economic, to solve disputes over land should be left in the last century. Let us not forget that we are already deep into the 21stcentury. No, Japan is not turning to the right. We will continue to go on straight.

China Warns Of Right To 'Further Action' In Island Dispute

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 11.18.2012 | World

BEIJING — U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta met Wednesday with Chinese leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping, who just days ago reappeared after a puzz...

Japanese Businesses Hit In Raging Chinese Protests

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

TOKYO -- Scores of Japanese-owned factories and stores in China were shuttered Tuesday as anti-Japan demonstrations erupted in dozens of cities. At s...

Thousands Of Chinese Boats Head For Disputed Islands

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 11.17.2012 | World

BEIJING — The 81st anniversary of a Japanese invasion brought a fresh wave of anti-Japan demonstrations in China on Tuesday, with thousands of p...

Chinese Protesters Rage Against Japan

Reuters | Posted 11.15.2012 | World

By Michael Martina and Terril Yue Jones BEIJING/CHENGDU, China, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Chinese police used pepper spray, tear gas and wat...

Anti-Japan Protests In China Turn Violent

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 11.15.2012 | World

BEIJING — Protesters in China have begun another day of demonstrations against Japan, after protests over disputed islands spread across numerou...

Disputed Island Showdown Between China And Japan

AP | MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

TOKYO — Japan's purchase of several disputed islands from their private owners was aimed at keeping nationalist activists at bay and reducing te...

Japan To Release Chinese Boat Captain Amid Tense Diplomatic Spat

AP | TINI TRAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — China demanded an apology and compensation from Japan on Saturday after it released a Chinese fishing boat captain held more than two ...