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2003-10-08 Korea
N. Korea Won’t Let Japan in Nuclear Talks
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Posted by Steve White 2003-10-08 1:38:21 AM|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [284 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 I think it's about time Japan built and launched a truly intercontinental ballistic missile, complete with MIRVed dummy warheads. I'm sure that would get the attention of both China and Russia, and bring some really HEAVY pressure to bear on Pyongyang. Heck, little Kimmie might even stain his pants if Japan did that, combined with beginning their own nuclear weapons program "in response to Pyongyang's provocation". Sometimes you have to fight fire with fire, other times you have to fight abject stupidity with brute force.
Posted by Old Patriot  2003-10-8 11:01:06 AM|| []  2003-10-8 11:01:06 AM|| Front Page Top

#2 I don't think the Jap constitution will allow projective force weapons, unfortunately. Some defensive mid-range retaliatory strike weapons, now...
Posted by mojo  2003-10-8 11:35:37 AM||   2003-10-8 11:35:37 AM|| Front Page Top

#3 North Korea accused Japan of abusing the nuclear talks to raise the ``issue of abduction,’’ which the North says has already been settled.

How dare the Japanese bring up the issue of NKor intel mugging random Japanese citizens off the street. And keeping them for 20 years for spy training.
Posted by OminousWhatever 2003-10-8 11:47:23 AM||   2003-10-8 11:47:23 AM|| Front Page Top

#4 Can we let a random homeless person cover the meeting for the US. We need to do all we can to help get these folks off the streets.
Posted by Superhose  2003-10-8 12:53:25 PM||   2003-10-8 12:53:25 PM|| Front Page Top

#5 National defense is the primary mission of a national government. The leaders of Japan have an obligation to the citizens of Japan to develop balistic missile defense and nuclear strike capabilities. They are working on the former and I would be surprised if they do not have a well developed secret program for the latter. A quick look US 2004 election campaign coverage indicates that they would be derilict in their duty to assume that the US nuclear umbrella would always extend to them. Israel figured this out a long time ago.
Posted by JAB 2003-10-8 12:55:49 PM||   2003-10-8 12:55:49 PM|| Front Page Top

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