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#1 The larger picture is "post-US", World #1 wannabe China's desire for overseas "sole" PLA Milbases, + unilateral + unchallenged Superpower-style strategic access into WESTPAC + SOPAC vee the "First Island Chain".
Once a shooting war starts, China is likely to attempt to resolve several sovereignty + access issues in East-South Asia [Taiwan, ECS Islands, SCS islands, Tibetan/Himalayan plateau = India] at roughly the same time, + wid its 200-milyuhn man Army of the Apocalypse per Bible interpretists.
WILL JAPAN GIVE RISING CHINA BASE RIGHTS,ETC. ON OKINAWA + SENKAKUS, OTHER? - IFF JAPAN'S ANSWER IN 2013 REMAINS "NO", THEN BE PREPARED FOR TROUBLE.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-12-20 20:54||