The PRC's larger size, rapid economic development, and greater international assertiveness would seem to give China a clear edge over Japan. Yet, Beijing's frequently heavy-handed diplomacy and steadily rising defense budgets concern many of its neighbors. While most states are publicly deferential to the PRC's wishes, they have quietly taken steps to accommodate Japan as well.
- Angarsk pipeline
- Article 9
- China-Japan rivalry
- Yasukuni Shrine
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Geography, Planning and Development
- Sociology and Political Science