Analysis: China's aircraft carrier: in name only




 
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Analysis: China's aircraft carrier: in name only
 
August 29th, 2012  
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Analysis: China's aircraft carrier: in name only
(Reuters) - When Japanese activists scrambled ashore on a disputed island chain in the East China Sea this month, one of China's most hawkish military commentators proposed an uncharacteristically mild response. Retired Major General Luo Yuan suggested naming China's new aircraft carrier Diaoyu, after the Diaoyu islands in the East China Sea. It would demonstrate China's sovereignty over the islands known as the Senkakus in Japanese, he said. ...




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