Asia and the Pacific
Boasting the world’s second largest economy, Japan is a key ally of the U.S. Since the end of the Cold War, Japan has struggled to define its international identity: to remain a model civilian power or to become more of a military power. Going forward, Japan will continue to exert a major influence on the future of the Asia-Pacific region.
A part of the disputed islands in the East China Sea, known as the Senkaku isles in Japan, Diaoyu in China (REUTERS/Kyodo).
Whither Northeast Asia? Managing Tensions and Avoiding Conflict in a Troubled Region
December 2, 2013, Evans J.R. Revere
Rising tensions in Northeast Asia have caused a downturn in relations between China and Japan and Japan and South Korea, representing a serious challenge to regional stability and a deep concern to the United States. Evans Revere offers principles and guidelines for managing current tensions and creating a framework for intra-regional cooperation.
Asia and the Pacific
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Richard C. Bush III
Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for East Asia Policy Studies
Philip Knight Chair in Japan Studies
Barry P. Bosworth
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies
The Robert V. Roosa Chair
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