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November 18, 2014

Japan-China Relations: Three Things to Know

Diplomatic relations between Japan and China must improve for the Asia-Pacific region to thrive economically and politically, explains CFR’s Sheila Smith.

April 27, 2012

The U.S.-Japan Summit: Three Things to Know

CFR’s Sheila Smith highlights the significance of the U.S.-Japan Summit as the first state visit by the Democratic Party’s Prime Minister, Yoshihiko Noda, which features a broad agenda and comes at a…

April 6, 2011

Earthquake, Tsunami Hit Japan: Assessing the Economic Impact

The earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan will have a severe, lasting impact on the Japanese economy, says CFR’s Sheila Smith, Senior Fellow for Japan Studies.

April 21, 2014

Video: China’s Ongoing Maritime Disputes

The East and South China Seas are the scene of escalating territorial disputes between China and its neighbors, including Japan, Vietnam, and the Philippines. The tensions, shaped by China’s growing …