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Posted by Mike Ramsey 2013-02-03 10:33||
#3 Usually Shanghai, then Nanking.
Posted by Shipman 2013-02-03 12:42||
#4 This is not trivial.
Could easily blow up into a big incident.
The new Japanese Gov't is taking the bull by the horns, even though China is retaliating by reducing Japanese imports. China will respond by taking the game up as notch.
Posted by Raider 2013-02-03 14:12||
#5 Again, iff China refuses to back down vee Japan + instead escalates, to avoid a LIMITED OR FULL-SCALE NUCLEAR CONFLICT POTUS Bammer may end up having to make significant unilateral concessions which NEITHER ORDINARY AMERICANS OR AMER'S OVERSEAS ALLIES WILL LIKE OR ACCEPT.
DAMAGE TO US CREDIBILITY = BAD FOR THE US BUT GOOD FOR ANTI-US OWG LEFTISTS-GLOBALISTS + ALIGNED.
Iff China does back down, GOOD FOR US CREDIBILITY, "NATIONALISM" + SOVEREIGNTY", ETC. BUT BAD FOR ANTI-US "GLOBALISM" + OWG = ANTI-US LEFTISTS-GLOBALISTS + ALIGNED.
In return for no US-China NucWar, China may demand ...
- Immediate handover of TAIWAN to mainland China - includ tote JSDF pullout from Yonaguni.
- Immediate handover of the Japanese Senkakus to mainland China.
- PLA Base rights on Okinawa, or in alternate the more pragmatic/likely DEMAND FOR TOTAL DEMILITARIZATION of Okinawa as per the US + JSDF. NO JSDF MILBASES OUTSIDE OF MAINLAND JAPAN PROPER.
- US FORCES AT SUBIC, CLARK AFB = NORTHERN PHIL???
PRAY HARD, KEEP YOUR FINGERS CROSSED, + STAY ARMED.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-02-03 19:22||
#6 See the above iff you wish to know why or how, etc. an MSM, China-claimed "weak/decling" = geopol-retreating US may choose to destroy strategic Pacific islands [Asia-Pacific Ports] vee "EARTHQUAKE/TECTONIC BOMBS" than allow utility to a Rival or dedicated Enemy.
[1960's GUAM TAOTAMONAS, HUGO CHAVEZ + "MICHELLE'S/MILWAUKEE BRIGADE" here].
CELINE DION = DESTRUCTION/CAPSIZING OF THE BATTLESHIP USS "OKALHOMA": THEME FROM "TITANIC".
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-02-03 19:35||
#7 "PERFECT STORM" = As his Ship = Battleship sank beneath the waves, Capt. George Clooney let the last of his Crew escape, + then closed the hatch-door behind them.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-02-03 19:39||
#8 More ...
* CHINESE MILITARY FORUM > [AJW = Asahi]ABE SAYS PERMANENT BASING OF CIVIL SERVANTS ON SENKAKUS IS "ONE OPTION".
Iff Histoire' is any measure, once China suddenly shockingly mysteriously starts shooting that "option" by Abe = Japan is only going to result in Japanese Civilians, albeit Govt. Employees. etc. getting massacred along wid any JSDF + CG the PLA finds in the area.
CHINA = WW2 JAPAN = INTERNATIONAL LAW + HUMANITARIANISM IS NO BARRIER/HINDRANCE TO A GOOD MASSACRE, espec when Beijing = WW2 Tokyo wants to make sure a message is clearly-n-concisely, but "politely" + "diplomatically",
"understood" by opposing Govt(s). ANY JSDF + CG SERVICEMEMBER ASSIGNED TO DUTY IN THE SENKAKUS/DIAOYUS NEEDS TO BE PREPARED FOR THE WORST - DIPLOATIC, MEDIA-CRITICIZING OF CHINA FOR MASSACRE IS ONLY GOING TO MAKE ANY FUTURE MASSACRE(S) BIGGER OR WORSE.
* WORLD NEWS > VARIOUS = JAPAN PM [Shinzo Abe] VOWS TO DEFEND DISPUTED ISLANDS FROM CHINA, CALLS ON TROOPS TO GUARD AGZ THREATS.
* SAME > [WND = Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin] CHINA BELLIGERENCE LABELED "CRISIS BIGGER THAN IRAN".
CHINA HAS NUKES THAT CAN REACH CONUS, NIPPON + IRAN DO NOT NOR ANY.
Perhaps more importantly, Super/Hyperpower America may have the Power, but does it have the right Leader in the person of POTUS Obama, i.e. a POTUS many Americans mistrust to truly serve-n-protect America's interests???
* BIG NEWS NETWORK > JAPAN'S PREMIER HOLDS BACK ON US BASE RELOCATION, as per Tokyo's cooperat wid local Okinawan authorities to build replacement facilities.
IMO Artic read, TOKYO STILL HAS LINGERING DOUBTS ABOUT US COMMITTMENT TO JAPAN VEE CHINA, ESPEC WID HILLARY LEAVING + JOHN "CHINA/CAMBODIA" KERRY BEING HER CHOSEN SUCCESSOR.
* SAME > [CNBC.com] RISK OF WAR URGING CHINA, JAPAN TO DIAL DOWN TENSIONS.
* BHARAT RAKSHAK > INDIA IRKED AS CHINA GETS PAKISTAN STRATEGIC GWADAR PORT.
* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > [Forbes.com]CHINA'S
"STRING OF PEARLS" - REAL OR FAKE?
It will prove to be "fake" iff China backs down vee Japan + US in NE Asia, "real" iff China starts shooting. CHINA DOES STILL HAVE THE PROPOSED TRANS-REGIONAL RAILROAD + OIL-GAS PIPELINES GOING THROUGH CENTRAL ASIA + PERIPHERALS, BUT IT WILL HAVE SUCH WHETHER ITS A "POST-US", "WORLD #1" OR NOT.
In the end, China wants its "post-US" credibility = international recognition, as the One-N-Only Successor to America = Amerika.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-02-03 23:25||