Senkakus battle: Just a war game for now

Commentary / Japan Jul 27, 2020

Senkakus battle: Just a war game for now

by Kuni Miyake

In July 2030, China deploys civilians and military forces on one of the Senkaku Islands, declaring a no-fly, no-sail zone and threatening to use force if the perimeter is violated. Tokyo condemns Beijing and vows to defend its territory with its amphibious units — ...

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