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US, Japan to hold exercise to recapture disputed isles

RING OF FIREA military expert says that China wants to occupy some or all of the Ryukyu Islands because it could then project force on east coast areas in Taiwan

By William Lowther  /  Staff Reporter in Washington

The Ryukyu Islands include the Sakishimas, the Miyako Islands, the Yaeyama Islands and the ­Diaoyutai Islands (釣魚台).

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