What goes on in that part of the world (or ANY part of the world outside of United States territory) is none of the American government's direct business.
Let Japan/Taiwan/China fight over those uninhabited rocks.
'What kind of sick and twisted toy factory is this?'
'We are all the sum of our tears. Too little and the ground is not fertile, and nothing can grow there. Too much, the best of us is washed away.'
"Better to be dead and cool, than alive and uncool."
‘This is not peace, it is an armistice for 20 years.’ (Ferdinand Foch. After the Treaty of Versailles, 1919).
"Groups with guitars are on the way out, Mr. Epstein"
Dick Rowe, A & R man
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)