September 19, 2013
A Worrying Escalation in China-Japan Tensions
Hannah Beech, Time
The skies over Okinawa are often perilous, with sudden squalls complicating air traffic over this subtropical Japanese outpost. In recent months, the treacherous airspace has gotten even busier, with Japanese fighter jets based in Naha, the capital of Okinawa prefecture, scrambling in record numbers as tensions between China and Japan spiral over a scattering of disputed islands.
TAGGED: Senkaku Islands, Okinawa, Japan, China