Accuracy in Media

Chinese Coast Guard patrols Disputed Waters

WASHINGTON — Yet again, Chinese military aggression is riling Japan as both countries dispute an island chain in the East China Sea. The islands, known to the Chinese as Diaoyu and Senkaku to the Japanese, have mineral deposits which are the focus of the territory dispute. Reuters reported Chinese coastguard ships were sent to the area after […]

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China sends Jet Patrols to Disputed Region; War w/Japan?

WASHINGTON — China was upset that U.S., Japanese and South Korean aircraft patrolled its new air defense zone over the East China Sea and responded in kind. Reuters reported that China flew several fighter jets and early warning aircraft in the disputed area, possibly escalating tensions between China and its regional rivals South Korea and […]

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China, Japan at Standstill over Disputed Islands

WASHINGTON — China and Japan continue to spar over the Senkaku (or Diaoyu) island chain, which Japan occupies but is claimed by China. Reuters reported that China refused to honor calls from Japanese leaders to hold a leaders’ summit to discuss the issue and said that Japan is “grandstanding”. It also did not help that […]

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April 2015

4/30/2015 - Obama: U.S. Will Defend Japan’s Islands from China

October 2014

10/25/2014 - Chinese Coast Guard patrols Disputed Waters

December 2013

12/20/2013 - Japan to Increase Defense Spending to Counter Chinese Influence

12/1/2013 - China sends Jet Patrols to Disputed Region; War w/Japan?

August 2013

8/28/2013 - China, Japan at Standstill over Disputed Islands