about these rocks.
Last time several students said they wanted to write about
Takeshima. Takeshima is the most recent political problem between Japan
Korea occupies the island now with a few soldiers and a radar
station, but after WWII, it was never decided which country Takeshima,
or Dokdo as it is also named, should belong to.
For this reason, Korea occupying it seems unfair. It could be
said that Korea has no right to be there. However,
Japan's history with Korea is sensitive, so Japan claiming it seems
very aggressive. It also seems as if Japan isn't sorry
for the past and wants to expand again, like it did before WWII.
Of course, the real issue is
not about history. It is about the EEZ
covers 200 nautical miles around the island. There are many natural
resources there and both countries want the rights to them for the
What is your opinion about the problem? ( 150 words ) ( 'New
Topic' on BBS