Chinese survey vessels go into the waters around the disputed islands and Japanese patrol ships tail them much too closely. Twice last month Chinese maritime surveillance aircraft flew into the airspace around the Japanese-controlled islands and Tokyo scrambled F-15 fighters to meet them. On the second occasion, China then sent fighters too. Can these people be serious?
Senkaku/Diaoyu: Another Falklands?
The rocky, uninhabited group of islets in the East China Sea, called the Senkaku Islands by Japan and the… Read more