December 27, 2012
Scary Possibility: War in East China Sea
Rory Medcalf, China Power
The gloomiest man in Canberra, Australia’s noted strategic expert Hugh White, has added a new edge to his warning about possible war between the United States and China. He now suggests that precisely such a conflict could arise from the sustained tensions between Beijing and Tokyo over the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands in the East China Sea, and perhaps as soon as 2013.
TAGGED: East China Sea, United States, Senkaku islands, China, Japan