February 6, 2013

No Winners in Conflict over Senkakus

Michael Richardson, Japan Times

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Will 2013 be the year when one or more of the intractable disputes in the seas off China explode into armed conflict, involving the United States in a wider war to protect its Asian allies? The disputes are about ownership of islands, and jurisdiction over strategic maritime zones and valuable resources.

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