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A Comment on the Future of the Senkaku / Diaoyu Dispute

James Holmes from the Naval War College posted a good article at Foreign Policy on the growing strength of the Chinese navy. He acknowledges limits to the force’s current capabilities and a number of unknowns about the potency of its armaments and … Continue reading

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Japan’s Vulnerability Under the U.S.-Japan Security Treaty

Many have noted that the U.S.-Japan Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security could pull the United States into the dispute between Japan and China over the Senkaku / Diaoyu Islands by obligating the United States to come to Japan’s defense … Continue reading

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New Paper on the Senkaku / Diaoyu Islands Dispute

I posted a new essay on the dispute between Japan and China concerning sovereignty over the Senkaku / Diaoyu Islands. Here’s the abstract: Legal analyses on the sovereignty dispute over the Senkaku / Diaoyu Islands have been unfavorable to Japan. The literature … Continue reading

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