East Asia Insights

East Asia Insights is an occasional policy brief that was launched by JCIE in 2006 in order to share a Japanese perspective on critical issues and challenges facing the region. The briefs are authored by Hitoshi Tanaka, a senior fellow at JCIE and chairman of the Institute for International Strategy at the Japan Research Institute. He previously served as Japan’s deputy minister for foreign affairs. Opinions expressed in East Asia Insights are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position or views of JCIE.

Japan and China at a Crossroads

March 2006

This issue, in hopes of restructuring bilateral relations between Japan and China and improve the stability of the region, analyzes long-term geopolitical and structural changes that have been taking…

The ASEAN+3 and East Asia Summit: A Two-Tiered Approach to Community Building

January 2006

This issue traces the background of the annual ASEAN+3 Summit and the first East Asia Summit, and analyzes the future path for East Asia community building.