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PacNet #32 – Comparative Connections Summary

  • Regional Overview: Hopes and Plans Torpedoed; Strategies Outlined
  • US-Japan Relations: New Realism
  • US-China Relations: Cooperation Faces Challenges
  • US-Korea Relations: The Sinking of the Cheonan
  • US-Southeast Asia Relations: Thai Turmoil; President Postpones Indonesia Trip Again
  • China-Southeast Asia Relations: Senior Official Visits; South China Sea Tensions
  • China-Taiwan Relations: Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement Signed
  • North Korea-South Korea Relations: On the Edge
  • China-Korea Relations: The Cheonan and China’s “Double Play”
  • Japan-China Relations: Troubled Waters to Calm Seas?
  • Japan-Korea Relations: Cheonan Incident Overshadows Everything
  • China-Russia Relations: Reset under Medvedev: Zapad-Politik and Vostok