Chairman’s Message: Flurry of East Asia summits signals thawing of icy relations

Author: Admiral Dennis Blair

Categories: Chairman's Message, Sasakawa USA Blog

For the first time in years, the state of relations among East Asian countries  is good enough that leaders have begun to meet with one another to talk about thorny issues such as territorial disputes, economic challenges and ancient and new rivalries.

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Perspectives: Breaking the ice in Northeast Asia, by Kent C. Calder

Author: Mainichi Shimbun

Categories: Views

While top world leaders spent their time surrounding the G-20 and APEC meetings travelling around the region and making ties with ASEAN and other leaders, Japan’s struggle remains in Northeast Asia.

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