China: A Giant at the Crossroads

China’s foreign policy has been hit hard by recent developments, including new U.S. influence on their western border.

Japan: A New Security Posture Raising Concerns

China and North Korea in particular have expressed strong concern with the “dangerous trend” in Japan’s emerging activist security posture.

Korea: U.S. Policy Casting a Long Shadow over the Sunshine Policy

Immediately after the September 11 attacks in New York, South Korean and U.S. forces went into a state of heightened security alert that the North claimed was “threatening,” leading Pyongyang to break off ongoing negotiations on family reunions that remai

The U.S. “War on Terror” and East Asia

President Bush’s State of the Union speech served clear notice that the U.S. “war on terror” is coming to Northeast Asia.