CEAC Commentary

"CEAC Commentary" introduces news analyses and opinions in Japan on the Relations of Japan with the rest of the world, but they do not represent the views of CEAC as an institution.

"The Council on East Asian Community (CEAC) E-Letter" is delivered electronically once every month, free of charge, to readers in the world interested in Japanese thinking on an East Asian Community and other related international affairs by the Council on East Asian Community (CEAC), all-Japan intellectual platform for the study of an East Asian Community.



October 18new
The 1st NTCT National Focal Points Meeting in Tokyo, Japan held
October 17new
The NEAT 14th Annual Conference in Bangkok, Thailand held
September 9
CEAC E-Letter
(10 September 2016, Vol. 9, No. 5)
August 26
China that once thrived on water, faces water problems today
August 22
The 73rd Policy Plenary Meeting
"Integration of East Asia After the Establishment of the ASEAN Community"
July 8
CEAC E-Letter
(10 JUly 2016, Vol. 9, No. 4)
June 29
China is to Pay the Price for its Long-Overdue One-child Policy
May 10
CEAC E-Letter
(10 May 2016, Vol. 9, No. 3)
April 28
A “Hell” for Putin is the Real Chance for the Russo-Japanese Territorial Talks
April 5
The 72nd Policy Plenary Meeting
"On China’s Domestic and Foreign Affairs after the National People's Congress"
March 10
CEAC E-Letter
(10 March 2016, Vol. 9, No. 2)
February 29
Can Taiwan Depart from Economic Dependence on China ?
February 25
The 71st Policy Plenary Meeting
"The 71st Policy Plenary Meeting February 10"
February 2
The International Symposium "Japan-China Intellectual Exchanges for Establishing Future-Oriented Relationship" held
January 8
CEAC E-Letter
(10 January 2016, Vol. 9, No. 1)
January 5
Great Implication of the US Navy’s Action in the South China Sea


July 10
CEAC E-Letter
(10 November 2015, Vol. 8, No. 6)
October 29
The 70th Policy Plenary Meeting
"Summing up NTCT Annual Conference and NEAT Annual Conference "
October 28
Japan Should Learn Lessons from India’s Sober Realism
July 10
CEAC E-Letter
(10 September 2015, Vol. 8, No. 5)
August 3
The East China Sea Gas Fields, at the Forefront of China’s Military Strategy
July 10
CEAC E-Letter
(10 July 2015, Vol. 8, No. 4)
July 03
The 69th Policy Plenary Meeting
"AIIB and Integration of Economic in East Asia" held
July 2
ABE Won the OKADA Proposed Debate about the Risk of Sending Japanese Troops Overseas



Chairman's Greeting
ITO Kenichi

Nine years have already passed since the foundation of the Council on East Asian Community in May of 2004. I am humbled when I look back as President on ...more


President's Greeting

In recent years in East Asia, high tensions are sometimes observed over such issues in South China seas and political questions among the countries in the ...more