The Senkakus: A tale of war, peace
January 25, 2013
OWNERSHIP claims to the Diaoyutai (Senkaku) islands have their roots in the Sino-Japanese war of 1894-5, the terms of the Japanese surrender in 1945, and a decision by the US in 1971 to hand administrative rights of the islands to Japan. Taiwan details the history of the dispute in a briefing paper which forms part of its proposal for a peaceful resolution of the dispute . . .