Tsuyoshi Ito

For Tsuyoshi Ito's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

China's ancient texts on Senkakus not enough to back claims: expert

Nov 27, 2012

China's ancient texts on Senkakus not enough to back claims: expert

References to ancient documents alone are not enough evidence to support China’s sovereignty claims to the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea because they do not prove it was exercising effective control, a Japanese expert on territorial disputes said recently. Takashi Tsukamoto, a ...