China declares an aggressive air-defense zone; the administration thinks it's time for evenhandedness.
We talk to Ian Bremmer on the situation in Northeast Asia.
Things weren't going well—but a string of recent events has the pivot swinging again.
It wasn't big, but most of modern East Asia's hottest divisions still echo the 1895 Sino-Japanese War.
Both Tokyo and Washington are advancing their regional agendas as they aid the Philippines.
With interests on both sides and its own nuclear complexities, Japan may be in prime position to help Washington and Tehran reach a resolution.
A demographic collapse won't just harm its economy - it'll also leave Japan weaker next to resurgent China.
America's guarantees to Japan are just right; making them tougher and clearer would increase tensions for little gain.
While the world watches Syria, tension builds.
As tensions drag on between Japan and China over disputed islands, America must support its longtime ally—or else.
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