Sentiment Builds in China to Press Claim for Okinawa

TBergerNew York Times
Thomas Berger, College of Arts & Sciences

A group of Chinese scholars, analysts and military officials convened on a recent morning in a spartan schoolroom to draw attention to China’s simmering territorial dispute with Japan…

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“These are territories that historically fell into the Chinese sphere of control until Japan forcibly began its course of aggressive expansionism in the late 19th century. Since the Cairo Declaration committed the Allies to reversing Japan’s history of aggression, Okinawa could be included.”

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