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US, Japan review worst-case plans for island dispute

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US and Japanese officers are discussing worst-case contingency plans for retaking disputed islands in the East China Sea if China moves to seize them, US officials said. 

The disputed islands known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China in the East China Sea, shown in 2010. US and Japanese officers are discussing worst-case contingency plans for retaking disputed islands in the East China Sea if China moves to seize them, US officials said Wednesday.

Japan's Nikkei newspaper first reported the talks, which prompted a strong reaction from China.

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