Japan, China, Senkaku Islands, & the Nine Dotted Line

Reuters: Japan urges China not to escalate East China Sea tension. If the China Sea conflict goes hot, the Japan/China dispute over the Senkaku Islands has the greatest chance of being the  flashpoint. The reasoning is very simple. China is actively challenging Japan’s claims. At present, Japan has naval superiority over China. Japan is close … Continue reading Japan, China, Senkaku Islands, & the Nine Dotted Line

The U.S. – China Love Affair; Aspen Security Conference Part 2

In Aspen Security Conference; The Rise of China, Part 1, CIA analyst Michael Collins is quoting as saying China wants to replace the U.S. as the world superpower. Without negation, my reply is I agree, although the tone almost implies that it’s the fault of China. The fault is ours, a major failure of U.S. … Continue reading The U.S. – China Love Affair; Aspen Security Conference Part 2