Japanese Troops Storm California Beaches as Marine Power Eyed

Japanese Troops Storm California Beaches as Marine Power Eyed

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A China Marine Surveillance vessel, front, cruises with Japan Coast Guard ships near the disputed Senkaku, or Diaoyu, Islands in Ishigaki, Okinawa. Chinese and Japanese ships and aircraft have been tailing one another around the area since the central Japanese government bought three of the islets in September from a private owner.