Joshua Keating, Associate Editor, Foreign Policy
Sep 15, 2012
The dispute over the Diaoyu Islands recently reignited following Japan’s decision to purchase the contested islands. This issue will only become more complicated given the history of US involvement in the fate of the Diaoyu Islands.
Liu Jiangyong, Vice Director, Tsinghua University
Sep 10, 2012
Recent actions by Japan and the United States risk enflaming an already tense situation surrounding the Diaoyu Islands. Given historical documentation and legal authority derived from international law, China’s claim to the Diaoyu Islands must be respected.