• Tokyo

  • SHARE

I appreciate the The Japan Times’ publishing letters to the editor that tell the other side of the story, like Xiao Jin Yuan’s Nov. 11 letter, “Safeguarding Territorial Integrity.” It’s good to get a variety of views on an issue as complex and important as this.

That said, the letter is absolutely ridiculous. There is no connection whatsoever between the Senkaku islands and Japan’s military aggression against China in the past. The government of Japan has changed since then and is under a new constitution, having sworn off war forever.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW