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Japanese navy is a match for People’s Liberation Army Navy: US professor

By William Lowther  /  Staff reporter in Washington

“If Northeast Asian seas became a no-man’s land, but Japanese forces hung on, the political victory would be Tokyo’s,” he says.

Finally, Holmes said that if China lost much of its fleet in a Sino-Japanese clash — even in a winning effort — Beijing could see its momentum toward world-power status “reversed in an afternoon.”

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