China’s rise has generated enormous prosperity for the countries of Asia, as well as difficult questions about the region’s future stability and strategic order.
The idea that the United States at some point left Asia and only now is pivoting back to it under President Obama is inaccurate and unhelpful.
The United States and Japan must strike a delicate balance between improving their ability to anticipate and respond to crises and being perceived as attempting to contain China or remilitarize northeast Asia.
Obama and Abe need to privately hammer out a coordinated response to a possible skirmish between Japan and China over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands.
Lieutenant General John E. Wissler, commander of Marine Forces Japan, discussed how the United States is cooperating with its Japanese hosts and others in Asia as part of the rebalancing strategy.
China’s dramatic rise in economic power and international clout presents Beijing and Washington with the challenge of how to manage relations between a rising power and a status quo power.
Within the last few years, the China-Mexico bilateral relationship has entered into a new and dynamic period. The new leaders in both countries have committed themselves to major domestic economic reforms, which are certain to impact the bilateral relationship.
Mutual indifference has long characterized relations between India and Australia, but the two countries’ interests are increasingly converging.
In an unprecedented display of proactive foreign policy, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited all ten ASEAN nations during his first year in office and hosted a special ASEAN leadership summit in Tokyo.
Americans often criticize China for enabling North Korean nuclear proliferation, but from Beijing’s perspective, their peaceful development approach to Pyongyang’s defiance is less costly and more effective than U.S. pressure.