The two largest economies in the Asia-Pacific region are bashing one another over a small archipelago in the South China Sea. Japan claims it owns the group of islands it calls the Senkaku Islands. China claims it owns the same group of islands it calls the Diaoyu Islands. So contested are the islands that some are suggesting the conflict between China and Japan could erupt into war, with the US caught in the middle.
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Can the US keep the peace between China and Japan?