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If you're going to "spoon feed the pleb masses" at least get your facts straight first. The US didn't "bestow" the islands upon Japan after WWII. Japan annexed them in the late 1800s
The Treaty of Peace with Japan (commonly known as the Treaty of San Francisco, Peace Treaty of San Francisco, or San Francisco Peace Treaty), between Japan and part of the Allied Powers, was officially signed by 48 nations
China won't push this to war because China doesn't do stupid things for no gain, as a historic rule.
Then who exactly were you referring to as "The West", because the only Western nation that had anything to do with the islands post WWII was the US.
You seem to be implying that the U.S. had some mandate over post WWII geographic divvying. They didn't. If they did, German wouldn't have got split in two and we wouldn't have had the Cold War.
Back on topic has there been any new developments in this farce of a debacle? I only ask because this has the potential to create some serious problems for the region.
This is the problem with today's world order - no problem gets resolved easily. Diplomacy has stopped working.
With the addition of support aircraft and other assets the B - could lay waste to most of China's coastal defense forces with or without nuclear attacks.
It is about Anglo-Saxon supremacy, not values.
USA could not "win" a war with China anymore than China could "win" against the USA.
Chinese fighter jets were scrambled and followed US and Japanese planes that had entered the newly-proclaimed Chinese air defense zone in the disputed area of the East China Sea, Xinhua reports.
Two US surveillance aircraft and 10 Japanese F-15 jets were ‘tailed’ by Chinese pilots on Friday.
China ordered an urgent dispatch of its Su-30 and J-10 fighter jets to an area in the East China Sea after the foreign aircraft “invaded” the air defense zone, they said.