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#1 ION TOPIX > SOUTH KOREA FIRES ON NORTH KOREAN FISHING BOATS.
Looks like the Pyongyang Boyz want in on the Sino-Nippon island disputes [Daoyus/Senkakus] in the East China Sea???
* BHARAT RAKSHAK > US ON KOREAN UNIFICATION.
ARTIC AUTHOR > US = CHINA = prefers the STATUS QUO on the Korean Peninsula, ergo ROK and only the ROK - NOT the US + China + Russia + Japan - and the KOREAN PEOPLE must take the lead as per any drive for formal inter-Korean [Re-]Unification.
* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > HONG-KONGERS RAISE BRITISH FLAG, TELL MAINLANDERS TO GET LOST.
* WORLD NEWS > CHINA TO KEEP SHIPS, FISHING BOATS NEAR SENKAKUS, to facilitate pressure on Japan as needed.
* SAME > HERE'S TWO PAPAGRAPHS THAT COULD FORCE US INVOLVEMENT IN LATEST CHINA-JAPAN SPAT.
Aka Article 5 of 1960 US-Japan Treaty on Cooperation and Security.
* WAFF > WID CHINA'S RISE, JAPAN SHIFTS TO THE RIGHT.
IMO its BOTH "post-US", "Manifest Destiny" centric China, + anti-China Japan, that have shifted to the right.
* CHINESE MILITARY FORUM > NODA ADMITS TO
"MISCALCULATION" OER DIAOYUS.
* TOPIX > JAPAN AND CHINA MUST COMPROMISE OER ISLANDS: PM NODA.
Good luck wid that - Rising China wants concessions as per its post-US "Manifest Destiny" + overseas PLA milbases befitting a Global Superpower = future World #1/El Supremo.
* DAILY TIMES.PK/FORUMS > PHILIPPINES SAYS COUP PLOTTER IN SECRET [authorized?] CHINA TALKS.
PHIL Senator Antonio Trillanes.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-09-22 00:30||
#2 More ...
* TOPIX > RIFT OVER SENKAKUS THREATENS TO DIVERT CHINA FROM REFORM.
No more or notasmuch "Soft Power/Diplomacy".
* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > JAPANESE MEDIA REPORT TWO PLAN FFGS SPOTTED NEAR DIAOYU ISLANDS, approxi 150-kms = 80 nautical miles away.
No violation per se of Japanese territorial waters, but close enuff to put the JSDF on alert.
The Chin fishboats appear to be lingering back few hundred kilometers while PLAN surface vessels are closer.
RELATED CHINESE MILITARY FORUM > UNCONFIRMED: TWO PLAN LANDING SHIPS REPORTEDLY ANCHORED 25-KMS OFF DIAOYU ISLANDS.
* SAME > NO CHINESE FISHING FLOTILLA SEEN HEADING FOR SENKAKUS: JIJI PRESS, quoting JCG Regional/Sector Chief Hiroshi Majima.
* CHINA DAILY FORUM > [Russia Today = Video] US PENTAGON KNOWS CHINA WILL BE ENEMY #1 AFTER 2017.
Lest we fergit, 1990'S SINO-RUSSIAN "WAR AGZ THE US NOT ONLY POSSIBLE BUT DESIRED".
[1960's-70's Guam Taotamonas here, in case RT 2012, etc. is not enuff].
* WORLD MILITARY FORUM > XINHUA: RUSSIAN EXPERT DEDUCES SINO-JAPANESE CONVENTIONAL WAR OVER DIAOYUS ISLANDS, JAPAN GSDF [Army] IN MUCH BETTER SHAPE/POSITION TO TAKE ON CHINA'S PLA THAN JASDFS [Air Force] OR JMSDFS [Navy], JAPAN AIR SDFS COULD LOSE UP TO 150 AIRCRAFT IN COMBAT OPERATIONS AGZ PLAAF AND PLA.
* SAME > VLADIMIR PUTIN ORDERS RUSSIAN MILITARY TO PREPARE PLANS FOR SINO-JAPANESE CONFLICT OVER DISPUTED ISLANDS. RUSSIAN PACIFIC FLEET UNITS DISPATCHED TO SOUTH KURILS FROM VLADIVOSTOK.
* SAME > JAPANESE SCHOLARS IDENTIFY NINE (9) MAJOR DOMESTIC CRISES THAT CAN PUT JAPAN ON PATH OF SELF-DESTRUCTION [State collapse-implosion] WITHIN FIVE YEARS.
2017, or very shortly thereafter???
* SAME > ANALYSIS: PLAN TYPE 054A MISSLES CAN COVER WHOLE OF DIAOYUS ISLANDS AGZ JAPAN NAVY AND AIR FORCE.
Iff things don't change.
* SAME > EXPERTS: PLAN MAY USE "SUNBURN" NUCLEAR-CAPABLE TLCMS AGZ JMSDF DURING DIAOYU NAVAL BATTLE.
Again, China's newest warships are akin to Japan's older types. Personally, I don't see how the PLAN, China + PLA, can defeat the JSDFS unless it does use Nukes in Preeemptive of "First-Strike" [Nuclear or post-Conventional].
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-09-22 01:10||