September 20, 2012

Asia's Ticking Time Bomb

Michael Richardson, Japan Times

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China appears confident that as its economic and military power continues to grow, Japanese and U.S. resolve to defend the Senkakus will diminish. Meanwhile, the uninhabited islands remain a time bomb that could explode with devastating consequences for Asia if China, Japan or the U.S. miscalculate.

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