Trouble in paradise: Why is Ishigaki building a missile base? w/ Ben Dooley
Only 300 kilometers from Taiwan, Ishigaki is at the frontline of escalating tensions between China, Taiwan, Japan and the U.S.
- The island paradise near the front line of tensions over Taiwan (Ben Dooley, The New York Times)
- To China's chagrin, Japan-Taiwan talks could pave the way for closer ties (Jesse Johnson, The Japan Times)
- What's behind surging tensions in the Taiwan Strait? (Jesse Johnson, The Japan Times)
- What can Japan do in a Taiwan-China clash? (Michael MacArthur Bosack, The Japan Times)
- Invasion of Taiwan by China would be ‘economic suicide,’ former PM Abe warns
- Japan brings back COVID-19 restrictions over omicron surge
- Tsunami caused by Tonga volcano eruption stumps Japan weather experts
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Photo: Ishigaki, best known for sun, sand and pineapples, is at the frontline of regional tensions between Taiwan, China and Japan. | Oscar Boyd