June 9, 2014

How to Keep a Lid on Asia's Brewing War

Gideon Rachman, Financial Times

The Associated Press

Rather than risk war over shoals and goats, all sides should submit to arbitration

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June 3, 2014
Is China Acting Aggressive Because It's Scared?
Geoff Miller, Interpreter
At the outset we should note that for some years now Chinese commentators have reminded interested foreigners that there are now many voices and interests involved in the formulation of Chinese foreign policy. In regard to the... more ››
June 4, 2014
What Would Push U.S. to War with China?
Harry White, Nat'l Interest
The “rebalance” isn’t working. Washington wants to ensure the survival of an order in Asia where it sits at the head of the table, and China pursues her interests in a way her neighbors can live with. But that hope is... more ››
  President Obama's commencement address at West Point on May 28 appears to have been intended to send Americans and the international community a number of important messages. One of them was NOT that the U.S. commitment to... more ››
June 3, 2014
China's Premature Power Play Goes Very Wrong
Rory Medcalf, Nat'l Int.
If China is seeking to rattle America and others—especially Japan, the Philippines and Vietnam—it may be miscalculating. In the long run, the premature displays of confidence China has lately shown are likely to harm its... more ››
June 2, 2014
Let Japan Help Defend America -- And Itself
Clyde Prestowitz, Reuters
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is now following through on actions laid out in his recent bold speech calling for Japan to defend allies who might be under attack. But wait, you may ask, hasn’t the United States had a... more ››