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Posted by ryuge 2012-07-15 00:00||
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File under: Moro Islamic Liberation Front
#1 Must have heard the News ...
* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > [The Mainichi] WEN URGES JAPAN TO RESPECT CHINA'S "CORE INTERESTS" ALLUDING THE SENKAKUS.
* SAME > [Japan Times Online] JURISDICTION OVER REMOTE SENKAKUS COMES WID HOT-BUTTON DANGERS.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-07-15 00:39||
#2 There are several countries around the world that are trying to deal with the political headache of accommodating a Muslim region within a larger framework of different groups/tribes. Examples include the Philippines & Nigeria. It's pretty near impossible to meet the demands of the hardline Islamics when they essentially want their own autonomous region governed by Sharia law. That demand boils down to a declaration of independence - of sorts.
The Moros have a long history of jungle & ocean warfare - they were fierce fighters and pirates in the times that the Spaniards occupied the Philippines. They will not "go quietly into the night".
Posted by Raider 2012-07-15 12:28||
#3 Personally, I'm more curious about how the NPA = Commie Party of the Philippines feel about this + Panataq Shoal dispute wid Beijing.
By most accounts regional Jihadis Groups are still funneling $$$, arms, + fighters into the Southern PHIL + elsewhere in SE Asia. IN addition, AFAIK Turkey + Pakistan + Iran are negotiating wid Rising China for Basing, MWR rights vee Hainan island. Lastly, INDIAN MUSLIM ACTIVIST GROUPS ARE WARNING THAT A VIOLENT EXPLOSION/BACKLASH MAY OCCUR AGZ NEW DELHI IFF IT KEEPS REJECTING OR FAILING TO MAKE SUCH REFORMS WHEREBY MINORITY INDIAN MUSLIM SOCIAL, ECON RIGHTS ETC. ARE PAR WID THE MAJORITY HINDUS.
* CHINESE MILITARY FORUM > [Twitter] UNDER DIPLOMATIC STRAIN, JAPAN RECALLS ENVOY IN ITS DISPUTE WID CHINA OVER ISLANDS [Senkakus], + WW2 sex slavery.
* SAME > 30 CHINESE FISHING BOATS ARRIVED IN SPRATLYS.
OOOOOOOOO, you just feel the Fishing Ban, can't ye???
* SAME > TAIWAN MULLS EXTENDING RUNWAY IN SPRATLYS, at Taiping Island.
Great for mainland China iff-n-when it finally formally does RE-UNIFY wid Taiwan - until then, ITS A MIGHTY BIG "???" THERE, LOU!
Read, SSSSSSSSHHHHHH ...CCCCCCCCCC USA???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-07-15 23:14||
#4 More ...
* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > MANILA SLAMS ASEAN FAILURE TO ISSUE STATEMENT ON SOUTH CHINA SEA.
* SAME > [Korea Herald] CHINA'S STRATEGY PUTS US IN DILEMMA ON KOREAN PENINSULA.
ARTIC = in time of near or de facto state collapse, or military crisis, Beijing may send select PLA units for rapid deployment to Pyongyang + near the inter-Korean DMZ to deter the US-ROK, etal. from crossing the 38th parallel.
IOW, iff one doesn't believe right now that China does NOT control the DPRK, in part or in subjective whole, ONE BETTER BELIEVE CHINA WILL IFF NORTH KOREA COLLAPSES OR CHINA'S INTERESTS ARE DIRECTLY THREATENED.
SUB-IOW, CHINA WON'T HESITATE OR DEBATE THE ISSUE, + ITS PLA WILL ARRIVE AT THE DMZ FASTER THAN THE US-ROK REINFORCEMENTS WILL.
GOOD OR BAD, IIUC KOREAN PEOPLE END UP THE LOSERS, ESPEC PER THE DPRK - the ROK will be the only remainder of ancient Korye = Gogyruro, etc.???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-07-15 23:49||