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The appropriate dispute, the unlikely conflict

November 26th, 2012, Comment & Analysis

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In Europe, the public opinion – not really aware neither of the complicated historical relations, nor of the trade links existing between China and Japan – started to be moved by the turn of events when TV networks showed Chinese, Japanese and even Taiwanese navy vessels maneuver close to a miniscule and uninhabited archipelago.

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The China-Japan crisis in a broader perspective

November 26th, 2012, Comment & Analysis

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The protracted crisis between China and Japan over control of the island group known as the Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China is a bilateral dispute with more Asian and global reverberations than ever.

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Florentino Rodao García

March 3rd, 2011, Academia, Asia, Author/Novelist, English, Europe, Europe, International Relations, Japanese, Madrid, Spain, Spanish

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Florentino Rodao (Madrid, 1960) is a Spanish scholar specialised on Asian history who has written extensively on East and Southeast Asian countries, focusing on the role of perceptions as well as Spain and European presence. He is currently Professor of Asian history at Complutense Unvivesity of Madrid.

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Kenta Kasai

Research Fellow, Center for Information on Religion

October 19th, 2010, Asia, Asia, Author/Novelist, English, Japan, Japanese, Religion, Think tank/Research center, Tokyo

Kenta Kasai

Kenta Kasai is a Research Fellow of the Center for Information on Religion, in Tokyo. He is an expert on contemporary religious issues in Japan, and the interaction between religious groups, the media and politics.

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China and Japan: the Future of Asia’s Two Giants

September 29th, 2010, Comment & Analysis

Over the past two centuries, China has suffered as a victim of domestic despotism as well as a victim of aggressive imperialism at the hands of both Western industrial powers and Japan. In spite of the trials it has endured, in the summer of 2010 China became the world’s second largest economy, pushing Japan down to third place. But what does China’s rise mean for the rest of the world? Katy Oh, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, finds China’s progress impressive – but also worrying.

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China and Japan: the Future of Asia's Two Giants

September 29th, 2010, Comment & Analysis

Over the past two centuries, China has suffered as a victim of domestic despotism as well as a victim of aggressive imperialism at the hands of both Western industrial powers and Japan. In spite of the trials it has endured, in the summer of 2010 China became the world’s second largest economy, pushing Japan down to third place. But what does China’s rise mean for the rest of the world? Katy Oh, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, finds China’s progress impressive – but also worrying.

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