An aerial photo shows Chinese marine surveillance ships Haijian No. 49 (front) and Haijian No.50 cruising in the East China Sea, as the islands known as the Senkaku isles in Japan and the Diaoyu islands in China are seen in the background (REUTERS/Kyodo).

Opinion

China and Japan's Great Clash over the Senkakus

January 18, 2015, Michael E. O'Hanlon

Debate about potential resolutions to the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands dispute has spawned a series of articles over recent weeks. Michael O'Hanlon shares his views of the new discussions, while reiterating and expanding his previous thoughts on the issue.

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