China-Japan Tiff – US Sends a Fleet There

1 10 2012

That’ll calm everything down . . .

TIME Magazine -

Big U.S. Fleet Nears Disputed Islands, But What For?

“. . . the U.S. has quietly assembled a powerful air, land and sea armada not far from where Japan and China are squaring off over disputed islands in the East China Sea.

Two Navy aircraft carrier battle groups and a Marine Corps air-ground task force have begun operating in the Western Pacific, within easy reach of the Senkaku Islands. . . . “

http://nation.time.com/2012/09/30/big-u-s-fleet-nears-disputed-islands-but-what-for/

Other Shoe Drops:  China sends 4  surveillance ships

Chinese surveillance ships patrol Diaoyu Islands waters