Negotiations between Japan and USSR/Russia on the Northern Territories: Lessons for the Abe-Putin Renewal of Talks

Many may be so weary of talk about negotiations on the territorial dispute between Tokyo and Moscow as nothing more than a broken record that they will be […]

Cold War in Asia? China, Russia, and Asian Security

Although the Cold War ended by 1991, commentators, experts, and others repeatedly invoke this metaphor at any sign of great power tension. 1 Since the United States and […]

Country Report: China (July 2013)

Country Report: China (with the assistance of Pang Zengjun) China’s newspapers, especially Global Times in its English edition, attracted increased attention in the first half of 2013 for […]

Japan-Russia Relations – 1

Abe’s Visit to Moscow: Can It Become the Beginning of an End? Prime Minister Abe Shinzo’s visit to Moscow on April 28-30, 2013, can generally be considered a […]

Country Report: Russia (July 2013)

Country Report: Russia (with the assistance of Olga Puzanova) This is an ideal time for a debate about the balance of Russian foreign policy in the Asia-Pacific region. […]