Panetta says US won't take sides over Diaoyu; US and Japan Agree to Deploy Advanced Missile Defense System; to Meet With China Leaders, Tour Navy

US and Japan Agree to Deploy Advanced Missile Defense System
New York Times
BEIJING - Tensions between China and the United States and its Asian allies escalated on Monday as Beijing immediately criticized an announcement earlier in the day that the United States and Japan had reached a major agreement to deploy a second ...

Panetta to Meet With China Leaders, Tour Navy... ABC News
Panetta in China for high-level talks, to tour naval base Los Angeles Times
From China:US defense chief says won't take sides over Diaoyu, wants peaceful resolution Xinhua
From Japan:US Defense Secretary fears Japan-China violence could lead to war


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