China and Japan are perceiving more and more threats from each other, and their overactive responses are causing strong sense of insecurity for the region. The vicious circle is driving an escalating arms race.
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Despite the "Great Firewall," that requires anti-block software to cross, the Internet has already facilitated a certain level of democratic development in China.
China's declaration that it wants to be a sea power and focus on this interest is not sudden. China has long dreamed of becoming a "maritime civilization.