Despite following China in restricting Japanese seafood imports, three Russian trawlers were found to be operating in waters near the Fukushima nuclear plant.
China is brazenly conducting marine surveys in Japan's EEZ near the Okinawa Trough. Japan must counter China's assertions with better data.
Japan’s indecisiveness toward China’s aggressions has also led its neighbor countries to harden their stance against Japanese territory and interests.
Protests against China’s aggression are not enough. Japan must demonstrate operative utilization of the Senkakus if it is to deter increased Chinese incursions there.
China’s plan to seize Japan’s Senkaku Islands and take control of the East China Sea has entered the final stage. On May 8, four...