- NewsletterSep 18, 2014
Vietnam’s deputy prime minister and foreign minister, Pham Binh Minh, will visit Washington in early October for consultations with Secretary of State John Kerry. Their meetings will provide a venue for adding more concrete components and depth to the comprehensive partnership announced when President Truong Tan Sang visited the Oval Office in July 2013.
- NewsletterSep 15, 2014
The September 2014 issue of Comparative Connections is available at http://csis.org/program/comparative-connections.
Regional Overview: The Rebalance Remains Reality by Ralph A. Cossa and Brad Glosserman
- JournalSep 15, 2014
- Regional Overview: The Rebalance Remains Reality by Ralph A. Cossa and Brad Glosserman
- US-Japan Relations: Pursuing a Path Forward by Michael J. Green and Nicholas Szechenyi
- US-China Relations: Still Treading Water, the Sixth S&ED by Bonnie Glaser and Jacqueline Vitello
- JournalBy Aidan Foster-CarterSep 15, 2014
By one measure, mid-2014 was a period of progress in inter-Korean relations as the tirades and insults hurled from Pyongyang at Seoul and President Park Geun-hye began tapering off in late May.
- ReportBy Stephanie Nayoung KangSep 15, 2014
Amidst increasing tensions on the Korean Peninsula following a series of North Korean military provocations and a third nuclear test, the Park Geun-hye administration entered office in 2013 on a political platform aimed at building trust with the South Korean public, between the two Koreas, and among regional neighbors.
- JournalSep 15, 2014
The Abe government outlined an economic growth strategy and introduced a package of defense policy reforms aimed at enhancing Japan’s leadership role on security. Bilateral dialogue on security cooperation and military exercises featured prominently, complemented by trilateral coordination with other US allies on the margins of multilateral gatherings in the region.
- JournalBy Graeme DobellSep 15, 2014
On the first anniversary of its election on Sept. 7, the Australian Coalition government’s foreign policy report card showed excellent relations with the US and Japan, a major diplomatic blow-up with Indonesia, and bumps with China.
- JournalBy Yu BinSep 15, 2014
Against the backdrop of escalating violence in Ukraine, Sino-Russian relations were on the fast track over the past four months in three broad areas: strategic coordination, economics, and mil-mil relations.
- JournalBy David Kang and Jiun BangSep 15, 2014
Relations between Japan and the two Koreas were relatively calm. The most significant events centered on domestic issues with Japan’s reconsideration of the Kono Statement being the most notable. In all, relations remained frozen.
- JournalBy James J. PrzystupSep 15, 2014
Japan spent the summer months pressing for a summit. In remarks to the Diet, press conferences, and public speeches Prime Minister Abe made clear his quest for a summit with President Xi during the November APEC meeting in Beijing. A parade of Japanese political figures explored the possibility of a summit during visits to China.