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IPFS News Link • China

As Dispute Over Islands Escalates, Japan and China Send Fighter Jets to the Scene

• New York Times
Last week, the Chinese government sent a civilian surveillance plane, a twin propeller aircraft, to fly near the uninhabited islands at the heart of a growing feud between China and Japan. Tokyo, in response, ordered F-15 fighter jets to take a look at what it considered Chinese meddling. The Chinese then sent their own fighters.