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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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A Response to the Claim of Chinese Sovereignty Over Okinawa

According to recent news reports, a growing group of Chinese officials and scholars has commenced a semiofficial campaign to challenge Japanese sovereignty over Okinawa. This is of course in addition to the widely publicized Chinese efforts to challenge Japanese control over … Continue reading

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The Senkaku / Diaoyu Islands Dispute

I’d like to share a couple brief thoughts on the Senkaku / Diaoyu Islands dispute, which has intensified pretty dramatically in recent weeks. The islands together comprise only seven square kilometers and have supported virtually no economic activity other than … Continue reading

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