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For a while now, Korea and China have been arguing over territory and claimed its northern waters, which have been seething over the South China Sea in recent years. The South China Sea is now the world’s third most important oil and gas field after Qatar and Iran; it has also recently become an important base for Russian and Chinese naval units stationed there.
The South China Sea is believed to stretch from Myanmar all the way to China’s border with Thailand.
While this has raised concerns in Japan’s western waters, which also suffer from severe typhoon weather, Japan has a far bigger geopolitical agenda.
It sees itself as part of the world’s “Pacific Century”, starting with its occupation of the Senkaku islands – a series of outlying islands in the East China Sea. The disputed South China Sea, including the Senkaku Islands, is Japan’s only claim.
What’s more, there are fears that the South China Sea has the potential to destabilise global order as a whole. The world’s leading power, it was thought, had better be prepared for the possibility of its seas being filled with a competing force of states, most particularly China.
So Japan has also come under pressure to take on more assertive role in the South China Sea.
But what should be a carefully considered exercise may have caused significant harm to Tokyo’s territorial sovereignty, a potentially catastrophic situation, experts suggest.
“It is dangerous for Japan to be involved in what is a highly sensitive dispute. An aggressor could take advantage of the situation to move forward on its military and economic ambitions in the South China Sea without any respect for international law, especially regarding the rules that regulate the international waters on which Japan sits,” said professor Takahiro Nishiyama, a territorial security expert at Hiroshima University.
“Japan has a very broad territory, and should be taking advantage of the various legal options available and not being the only one involved,” Nish영천안마출장iyama said.
The issue has caused concern even in Japan’s western seaboard파라오 카지노, with many people viewing the Chinese as taking a similar approach to Japan.
“While there is certainly some concern about Japan’s involvement, it has yet to come to fruition. No one in the Tokyo Government seems to realize that it could have serious consequences,” said a source.
While the Japanese government has made strong steps to prevent Chinese interference, there has been very little consensus over whether Japanese involvement i