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#2 The "experts" on North Korea have never failed us before.
Posted by ToursLepantoVienna 2012-12-11 12:11||
#3 In Jong-un's defense, the day or time will come when US-led international sanctions will pro forma stop being about the DPRK, + start being about China vee the DPRK.
* E.G. WAFF > [Strategypage] CHINA HIDES BEHIND THE WHITE, i.e. the white-painted ships of its Coast Guard = CMS vee disputed islands in the East China Sea + espec the South China Sea.
ARTIC = denotes that CHINA IS CLAIMING AS ITS OWN MOST OR ALL OF OFFSHORE AREAS OF THE PHIL, BRUNEI, MALAYSIA, TAIWAN, + VIETNAM IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA NOT FORMALLY RECOGNIZED AS SOVEREIGN TO SAME UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW [UNCLOS-ITLOS = disputed]. India + US have announced that they will not recognize China's claims to the bulk of the SCS, islands + sea area, + will be expecting their Naval Warships to pass through unmolested or unharmed by China even after January 1st, 2013.
Reminds me of the USN versus Cuba-bound incoming Soviet merchant/cargo ships + Subs during the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis.
* WAFF > PHILIPPINES WANTS REARMING OF JAPAN TO BALANCE [counter] CHINA.
PHIL FM Albert del Rosario.
RELATED CHINESE MILITARY FORUM > PHILIPPINES BACKS REARMING OF JAPAN.
SAME > JAPAN LDP IS WINNING ... MORE TROUBLE AHEAD FOR CN-JP [China-Japan] RELATIONSHIP | [Yahoo News, Reuters] JAPAN LDP ON TRACK FOR BIG ELECTION WIN: SURVEYS.
Return of Conservative LDP + ex-PM Shinzo Abe - Party anticipated to win over 300 seats in 480-seat Lower House of Japan's Parliament [Diet].
* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > [Sidney Morning Herald = SMH.com] CHINA PRODDING RISE OF JAPAN'S HAWKS.
* WORLD NEWS > JAPAN COULD SOON BECOME THE NEWEST AND MOST VORACIOUS ARMS BUYER ON THE PLANET.
* BHARAT RAKSHAK > CHINA'S MILITARY CROSSROADS.
Rise of MilPol = Geopol-aggressive, PLA or PLA-focused military influence in CPC + Beijing Govt. to "hallmark" a future China, notsomuch the country's economic proficiencies or strengths at that time.
* WORLD NEWS > US ADMIRAL:[Sino-Japanese, SCS]ISLANDS DISPUTE CAN BE AVERTED WIDOUT WAR.
Sorry, Admiral, but once again IMO Rising China wants its "Post-US", "future World #1" "Manifest Destiny" ASAP AMAP ALAP - CHINA WILL EITHER BACK DOWN, OR CHINA + PLA WILL SUDDENLY START SHOOTING. HISTOIRE' SUGGESTS CHINA WILL LIKELY DO THE LATTER, NOT THE FORMER.
WILL TAIWAN = USA, + JAPAN, GIVE CHINA BASE RIGHTS FOR THE PLA ON TAIWAN PROPER + OKINAWA, WILL THE US ACCEPT ROUTINE PLAN, PLAAF MILEXS IN WESTPAC???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-12-11 22:11||
#4 Iff China backs down, it will use its massive trade + currency surplus, etc. vee the USA as a weapon agz the US.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-12-11 22:13||