Stephen S.F. Chen, a senior adviser to the Taiwanese government, says in an interview at The Washington Times that Taiwan sides with China in its dispute with Japan over East China Sea islands coveted for their natural resources. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

Stephen S.F. Chen, a senior adviser to the Taiwanese government, says in an interview at The Washington Times that Taiwan sides with China in its dispute with Japan over East China Sea islands coveted for their natural resources. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)