Japan and China are continuing to exchange angry words over their competing claims to the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands, an uninhabited group of islands in the East China Sea.
The BBC’s Rupert Wingfield-Hayes visited the islands that are the focus of the tension, and found a growing wave of nationalism in Japan.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
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