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Illustration: China missile by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

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A classified 1969 map produced by the People's Republic of China official map authority lists the "Senkaku Islands" as Japanese territory, underming Beijing's more recent claims that the islands it calls the Daiyoutai Islands are Chinese territory. The map bolsters Tokyo's claims to the sovereignty.

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A baby cries while receiving a vaccination injection against measles at a clinic in Beijing, China, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010. China wants to vaccinate nearly 100 million children in a 10-day nationwide campaign starting Saturday to bring it a step closer to eradicating measles. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

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FILE - In this Oct. 28,2010 file photo, Hong Kong model Rosemary Vandenbroucke is shown during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China. Vandenbroucke, who was arrested twice during a wild weekend at Burning Man that ended with a crash into Reno's famous arch, has reached a plea deal that clears the final charge against her and will keep her out of jail, her lawyer told The Associated Press on Wednesday, March 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

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FILE - In this May 18, 2010 file, Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi applauds during a press conference promoting the film "A Tale of Magic" in Beijing, China. The folk story of an ancient Chinese woman who replaces her father in battle will get its second live-action adaptation in recent years _ this time in English starring Zhang. Producer Christopher Brough told The Associated Press in an e-mail on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, that filming will begin this fall by "Speed" director Jan de Bont in Hengdian Studios in eastern China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

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Deputy National Security Adviser Thomas Donilon (left) and National Economic Council Director Lawrence H. Summers are in Beijing to meet with Chinese leaders to steady U.S.-China relations upset by disputes over currency, trade and military affairs. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, Pool)

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Illustration: China's press by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

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North Korea's Kim Jong-il (left) and China's Hu Jintao embrace in Changchun, China, Friday. Kim's chosen successor apparently did not go. (China Central Television via Associated Press)

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In this image made on Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, from China Central Television footage, North Korea's Kim Jong-il (third from left) applauds with Chinese President Hu Jintao (right) during a banquet in Changchun, in northeast China's Jilin province, on Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. (AP Photo/CCTV via APTN)

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A Chinese paramilitary police man gestures for a photographer to stop shooting pictures outside the Nan Hu hotel where North Korean leader Kim Jong-il is believed to be staying after he arrived at Changchun in northeastern China's Jilin province on Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il was said to be traveling with his youngest son on a rare trip to China on Friday, re-igniting speculation the younger Mr. Kim will take over the reigns of the reclusive communist nation in coming years. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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In this photo taken Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010, NBA's Boston Celtics power forward Kevin Garnett, second left, attends promotional event of Anta in Shanghai. Garnett wore his affection for China's booming sportswear market arrived in Beijing. On the front of his T shirt: The angular red slash logo of Anta, the athletic shoe producer that brought Garnett to China for a weeklong promotional tour. To reach worldly young Chinese consumers, the country's new but ambitious brands are scouring the globe for athletes, film stars and other celebrity spokespeople like Garnett who might have no personal link to China but are stars here. (AP Photo)

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South Koreans watch a TV broadcasting file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, left, meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010. News reports say Mr. Kim may have traveled to China in what would be his second visit to the country this year.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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South Koreans watch a TV broadcasting file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, center left, accompanied by Chinese President Hu Jintao, center, in their meeting, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010. News reports say Mr. Kim may have traveled to China in what would be his second visit to the country this year.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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In this December 2009 photo released by China's Xinhua news agency, a Henan Airlines plane, reported by Xinhua to be the same model of aircraft that crashed Tuesday at an airport in northeast China's Heilongjiang province, lands near Xiaoshan airport in Zhejiang province. (AP Photo/Xinhua)

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In this cell phone photo released by China's Xinhua news agency, rescuers work at the site of a reported plane crash at an airport in northeast China's Heilongjiang province on Aug. 24, 2010. According to Xinhua, the plane overshot the runway in Yichun city and burst into flames. (Associated Press)

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In this photo taken Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, a driver takes a nap under his truck jammed on an entrance ramp to the Beijing-Tibet Highway in Guoleizhuang township, in north China's Hebei province. The massive traffic jam that stretches for dozens of miles and hit its 10-day mark on Tuesday stems from road construction in Beijing that won't be finished until the middle of next month, an official said. (AP Photo)

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In this photo taken on Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, truck drivers play cards in the shade of a truck jammed on an entrance ramp to the Beijing-Tibet Highway in Guoleizhuang township, in north China's Hebei province. The massive traffic jam that stretches for dozens of miles and hit its 10-day mark on Tuesday stems from road construction in Beijing that won't be finished until the middle of next month, an official said. (AP Photo)

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In this photo taken on Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, a truck driver washes himself after waiting over two days in the jam on an entrance ramp to the Beijing-Tibet Highway in Zhangbei county, in north China's Hebei province. The massive traffic jam that stretches for dozens of miles and hit its 10-day mark on Tuesday stems from road construction in Beijing that won't be finished until the middle of next month, an official said.

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A cleaner picks up waste on the roadside of a jammed section of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou highway in Huailai, in north China's Hebei province, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010. The massive traffic jam that stretches for dozens of miles and hit its 10-day mark on Tuesday stems from road construction in Beijing that won't be finished until the middle of next month, an official said. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

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Roads along the Yalu River are inundated by floodwaters in Dandong in northeast China's Liaoning province on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010. The Yalu, which marks China's border with North Korea, breached a dike Saturday after torrential rains, forcing the evacuation of more than 94,000 people. (AP Photos/Xinhua News Agency, Zhao Guiliang)