September 26, 2012

Japan vs. China: How Serious Is It?

Conn Hallinan, Focal Points

AP Photo

Could Japan and China—the number two and three largest economies in the world—really get into a punch-out over five tiny islands covering less than four square miles? According to the International Crisis Group, maybe: “All the trends are in the wrong direction, and prospects of resolution are diminishing.”

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TAGGED: Senkaku islands, China, Japan

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