The United States: The Hidden Actor in the Senkaku Islands


Akira Kato

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 205


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: April 2, 2013
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Akira Kato, Visiting Scholar at the East-West Center in Washington, explains that "It is a little known fact that the privately-owned Kuba Island and Japanese state-owned Taisho Island, both part of the Senkaku Islands, are under the exclusive control of the US military."

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