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Social Media: Asia/Pacific: East/Pacific: Japan

31-60 Social Media articles displayed
for the Asia/Pacific/East/Pacific/Japan Region

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What Does North Korea Want?
The authors write that North Korea's July 4 missile launch was a symbolic statement intended to invite the US to make a deal with the regime. By Bruce Cumings and Meredith Jung-En Woo. (New York Times... Read More...


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Japan: Ready for a real army
The author describes the growing role of the Japanese military. By Patrick M. Cronin. (International Herald Tribune, 6/15/2006) Read More...


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Japan and the Two Koreas: The Challenges and Prospects of Confidence Building
Research paper that explores Korean-Japanese relations, providing a historial perspective and analysis. By Dr. John Olushola Magbadelo. (3/14/2006) Read More...


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Japan eyes huge Asia trade bloc
The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry states that it wishes to create a Pan-Asian Free Trade Zone that would include China and India, the world's largest emerging markets.(BBC, 4/4/2006... Read More...


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China forex reserves become the world's biggest
China has just become the world's largest forex reserve holder, with drastic implications in the future for bond markets. (Reuters as seen on China Daily, 3/28/06) Read More...


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What if it's a Girl?
Author discusses debate over whether Japan should allow a female emperor and what this means for the status of women in Japan. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 3/6/2006) Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: W. Michael Meserve
IA-Forum talks with IA-Forum Interview: W. Michael Meserve, Minister Counselor for Political Affairs, US Embassy, Tokyo. By Jason Miks. (1/27/2006) Read More...


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No Traffic Ahead for Toyota
Toyota continues to increase its market share globally at the expense of European and American competition. By Ian Rowley (Business Week, 2/6/06) Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Ambassador Haron Amin
IA-Forum talks with the Afghan Ambassador to Japan, HE Haron Amin. By Jason Miks. (1/25/2006) Read More...


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Taiwanese official urges Japan to speak for Taiwan
A Taiwanese official claims that Japanese support is needed not only to help Taiwan gain an active UN role, but also for the sake of the region's stability. (Taipei Times, 9/19/05) Read More...


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A Charade Masquerading as Diplomacy
Discusses diplomatic attempts of denuclearization of North Korea. By Nicholas Eberstadt. (AEI 8/09/05) Read More...


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NEWSMAKER: Condoleezza Rice
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks with Jim Lehrer about the North Korea six-party talks, Iraq, and the crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan. by Jim Lehrer (Online NewsHour, 28 Jul 2005.) Read More...


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Plans to Expand Security Council May Be Frustrated for Now
In this article, Warren Hoge reports on the vaious attempts to expand the security council, in particualr the proposal prepared by the G-4 nations of Brazil, India, Japan and Germany. Hoge writes th... Read More...


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The Economic Basis for Social Unrest in China
Discusses recent tensions between China and Japan and how it effects China's economy. By Albert Keidel. (Carnegie Endowment 5/26/2005) Read More...


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North Korea, Iran and the United States: the Dangerous Games Nations Play
The author provides an extensive examination of U.S. policy regarding nuclear proliferation, especially in consideration to the nuclear programs of North Korea and Iran. By William R. Polk (Japan Foc... Read More...


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Should Nukes Bloom in Asia?
The author discusses the changing political and strategic dynamic in East Asia. He believes that the U.S. much to gain by reaching a deal with North Korea as the alternative may include greater nucle... Read More...


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Alliance lacks solidarity in handling North Korean nuclear crisis
The Japanese-South Korean-American alliance against North Korea is very shaky, due to a lack of solidarity against the rogue communist state. If, however, a non-military way to solve this conflict is... Read More...


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Key tenets of U.S. policy toward Asia
The article discusses and questions various aspect of US Foreign Policy in Asia, including such issues as North Korea and the Six Party Talks, China-Taiwan, and the strengthening of bilateral military... Read More...


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Panel Advises Against Extensive Withdrawal of US Marines from Okinawa
The United States has decided not to move the majority of its Marine presence from Okinawa, Japan. Okinawa is the location of roughly half of the 47,000 US troops stationed in Japan, as well as provi... Read More...


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Japan to Join U.S. Policy on Taiwan
In response to the growing military clout of China, Japan has for the first time joined Washington in calling Taiwan a mutual security threat. By Anthony Faiola (Washington Post, 18/02/05) Read More...


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Chinese Anti-Japan Protests
Ito attempts to understand the recent Chinese protests against Japan from both the Chinese and Japanese perspectives. By Joi Ito. (Joi.Ito.com, 4/19/2005) Read More...


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Anti-Japan Protests are Grounded in Neofascism
The writer blames the violence and scope of China's civilian anti-Japan protests on the Chinese government's "increasingly fascist orientation." (Chang Hsi-mo, Taipei Times, 4/13/05) Read More...


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Stop Distorting History's Lessons
Japan, in an attempt to justify its colonization of Korea, recently submitted a revision of its history textbooks in accordance with ultra-rightist views. (China Daily, 3/19/2005) Read More...


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Rice: U.S. Concerned About China Military Build-Up
Secretary of State says this is due to China's rising tensions with Taiwan, which the U.S. has pledged to defend. (Saul Hudson, Reuters, 3/15/05) Read More...


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The Two Faces of Rising China
The writer explores both of China's desired (and often conflicting) portrayals of itself: on one hand, China attempts to ease itself into accepted international norms, while on the other hand, there i... Read More...


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EU tries to ease standoff with U.S. over China arms
The European Union plans to send a high-level delegation to Washington in an attempt to defuse the situation over the lifting of the arms ban on China. (Adam Entous, Reuters.com, 3/08/05) Read More...


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US, EU on Collision Course Over China
Two senior members of the United States Congress warned the European Union this week that the lifting of the 15-year arms embargo on China could result in a halt of US sales in military technology to ... Read More...


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Beware of China's encirclement
The writer warns Taiwan that an amphibious assault is not all they have to fear from China, which is swiftly encircling Taiwan with its successes in the economic and cultural arenas. (Chong-pin Lin, T... Read More...


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China, US ever at loggerheads over Taiwan
With its growing concern over China's growing military strength, the US continues to denounce China's anti-secession law as well as the EU's intention to repeal the arms ban, both of which could excab... Read More...


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Media violence and terrorism
This publication attempts to reveal some of the profound changes in the way that fundamental liberties such as freedom of expression and press freedom have been affected by terrorism and the efforts b... Read More...


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