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Chinese Authorities Seize Japanese Commercial Ship Over Pre-World War II Debt

» by April 22nd, 2014 at 3:23 am » Comments (3)

It is going to be interesting to see how this latest provocation by the Chinese is going turn out: The Japanese government on Monday warned that the seizure of a Japanese ...more »

Tweet of the Day: More Yasukuni Nonsense In Time for Obama Trip

» by April 21st, 2014 at 4:31 pm » Comments (0)

NYT: Abe's Gift to Yasukuni Could Overshadow Obama's Asia Trip http://t.co/Sh7CyZKgvY— KBS World Radio (@KBSWorldRadio) April 21, 2014 more »

Japanese Government Again Plans to Review Apology to Comfort Women

» by April 17th, 2014 at 7:41 am » Comments (1)

I really do not see what purpose reviewing the Kono Statement does politically for Prime Minister Abe other than to throw red meat at the Japanese right-wing who would vote ...more »

KBS Documents Changes To Japanese Textbooks that Omit History of the Occupation of Korea

» by April 16th, 2014 at 3:30 am » Comments (1)

We have long heard about the Japanese textbooks that whitewash history in regards to the occupation of Korea and at least KBS actually went and did some reporting on what ...more »

Korea, Japan, and US To Hold Tri-Lateral Defense Talks This Month

» by April 15th, 2014 at 3:48 am » Comments (0)

News of a way tri-lateral defense talks between the US, Korea, and Japan is good news and hopefully will lead to better defense cooperation in the future: South Korea, the United ...more »

Tweet of the Day: CSIS On ROK-US Summit With Japan

» by April 14th, 2014 at 4:06 pm » Comments (0)

PacNet #27 - The ROK-US Summit: why beat a dead horse when you can move mountains? http://t.co/GC3yGIyzKu— Pacific Forum CSIS (@PacificForum) April 14, 2014 more »

How the Japanese Self Defense Force Is Trying To Soften Its Image

» by April 14th, 2014 at 8:35 am » Comments (21)

Lets see China is the one that is threatening just about every neighbor around them with their growing and already massive military and Japan's military has singing competitions and there ...more »

Comparing the Balance of Force Between China and Japan

» by April 11th, 2014 at 8:32 am » Comments (8)

Here is an interesting article that compares Chinese and Japanese military capabilities that shows the quantitative advantage the Chinese have, but the Japanese maintain a qualitative advantage in regards to ...more »

Secretary of Defense Announces Two More Aegis Ships for Pacific Region By 2017

» by April 8th, 2014 at 9:20 pm » Comments (2)

Via a reader tip comes news that by 2017 that the US will station two more Aegis SM-3 BMD ships in Pacific region: The U.S. will deploy two additional ballistic missile ...more »

Should South Korea and Japan Publish A Joint History Textbook?

» by April 8th, 2014 at 7:16 am » Comments (4)

A couple of weeks ago South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met for the first during talks brokered by the United States: U.S. President Barack Obama ...more »

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