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Asan China Forum

Huaiyuan Chen, National University of Singapore

Ralph Cossa starts off by noting that the topic on China and Japan relations at the juncture of major leadership transitions in China, Korea, and Japan, is timely and important. He sets the stage by saying that when we look at the dispute between China and Japan over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands, it is also more broadly a matter of international expectations and perceptions of a rising China. One might conceive of the new leaderships