U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is meeting with senior leaders in Beijing, highlighting the importance of the Asia-Pacific
region to the U.S. military. But as the WSJ's Carlos Tejada reports, the U.S. is finding itself in an awkward position, caught between China and Japan's heated territorial dispute.
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