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Japan-US-China Triangle and Security in East Asia: a Triangle or an Axis?

The struggle for offshore resources has intensified in East Asia, and Japan-China tensions seem of particular concern. Due to its alliance treaty with Japan, the United States is also involved in the conflict. The Japanese Ministry of Defense has, for the first time ever, qualified the situation around the Senkaku (Diaoyu) ...

13.02.2015

Japan Fosters Solidarity with the United States and Europe against Russia

In early August 2014, PhD student in International Relations at the Geneva Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Switzerland Kazushige Kobayashi published an article on the RIAC website, analyzing the current state of Russian-Japanese relations in the light of events in Ukraine. Kobayashi’s main conclusion was that Tokyo “is spinning out of Washington’s orbit and pursuing an independent policy toward Moscow.” The author believes that Japan’s ...

08.09.2014

Japan Exempted from Russian Countermeasures: Russian-Japanese Partnership Reaffirmed

... Relations at the Geneva Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Switzerland, and a research fellow with the Europe-Asia Programme at the Balkan Security Agenda in Serbia. He holds Bachelor of Economics from Tohoku University in Japan, Master in International Affairs from the Geneva Graduate Institute, and has also studied at University of California at Davis and Moscow State Institute of International Relations. In the evening of 7 August 2014, Tokyo was struck by a happy ...

07.08.2014

The Weakest Link in the Western Sanction Chain. Russian-Japanese Solidarity during the Ukrainian Crisis

... with ultra-nationalists (who call for the restoration of the Japanese Empire), or ultra-leftists (who call for revolution based on the Marxist-Leninist ideology). 8 . The Islands are located between Okinawa and Taiwan and are effectively controlled by Japan, but formerly were a part of Chinese territory one thousand years ago. 9 . Likewise, the European Union’s new sanctions against Russia should be also understood as a matter of Transatlantic economic relations. A primary reason why the U.S. government is so insistent on a European sanction is that if ...

07.08.2014

Opening The Sanction Magicbox: Myth of Japanese Sanction Against Russia

... Relations at the Geneva Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Switzerland, and a research fellow with the Europe-Asia Programme at the Balkan Security Agenda in Serbia. He holds Bachelor of Economics from Tohoku University in Japan, Master in International Affairs from the Geneva Graduate Institute, and has also studied at University of California at Davis and Moscow State Institute of International Relations. The downing of the Malaysian MH17 has shaken the whole world....

21.07.2014

Abe’s Search for Security

Japan’s New Defense Policy and the US-Japan Alliance Japan’s New Defense Policy and the US-Japan Alliance Since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took office in December 2012, Japan has been making the headlines of world’s leading media with unprecedented ...

20.06.2014

Unfinished War? –Why Russia and Japan are still at “the state of war” after half a century

At an international summer program of MGIMO (Russian Foreign Ministry Moscow State Institute of International Relations), more than a few professors mentioned that Russia and Japan are still technically “at the state of war” since there has been no conclusive peace treaty signed after the World War II. The statement brought an apparent surprise to many participants, although a majority of them were students and ...

06.08.2013

Emerging trends in naval pluralism

... “naval leader” is to be replaced by a system of rivalry and cooperation among numerous maritime powers, as was the case in the first half of the 20th century. Security Dilemma in the Oceans Photo: Wikipedia.com Hyūga-class helicopter destroyer (Japan) Enhancing the role of maritime powers in the 21st century could entail strengthening multilateral cooperation in collective security and freedom of navigation in the ocean, but it could also exacerbate existing volatility, create new sources of ...

04.03.2013

The new face of Pyongyang in Northeast Asia

... maintained by his two predecessors. These considerations apparently laid the foundation for the “strategic patience” policy toward North Korea, which the Obama administration pursued for most of its first term, and which formed the basis for Japan’s restrictive actions. Photo: KRT via AP Video/AP Rocket Launches By North Korea, December 12, 2012 Steps taken in recent months by Washington and Tokyo were aimed at resuming dialogue with the DPRK. People in South Korea expect to see similar ...

08.02.2013
 

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