Und weiter geht es im Konflikt um die Diaoyu/Senkaku-Inseln

Und weiter geht es im Konflikt um die Diaoyu/Senkaku-Inseln.

Langsam wird es unangenehm…

“We’re nearing very dangerous territory in that sense because both countries are activating their patrol activities in the same areas," said Yoichiro Sato, director of the Japan-based International Strategic Studies at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University. "The possibility of accidental incidents between the two security forces is rising with these recent activities,” he said.


 Metzl doesn’t foresee a naval conflict between China and Japan.  Most experts agree neither nation is likely to spill blood over a few uninhabited islands.   The dispute is evidence of what Metzl calls a new post-American era in the Asia-Pacific region.   “China is flexing its muscles to not only pressure other countries, but to test the relationship between some of these countries - particularly Japan and the United States,” said Metzl.