Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Drafting History of the Treaty of Shimononseki

One of the many contested issues in the sovereignty dispute over the Senkaku / Diaoyu Islands is whether China ceded title to Japan in the Treaty of Shimonoseki. In this post, I’ll briefly explain the competing textual arguments under the … Continue reading

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