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2013-04-09 China-Japan-Koreas
A South Korean student's view of North Korea's behavior
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Posted by Procopius2k 2013-04-09 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [454 views ]  Top

#1 NOKOR's current ability to deter or forestall a de facto Chinese takeover for ANY REASON may be much weaker or precarious than the US-West/Allies think - NOKOR MAY NOT BE ABLE ANYMORE TO WAIT MANY YEARS OR DECADES. Moreover, it is happening at a time when overlord mainland China = CPC, PRC is more interested in FORCIBLY resolving the issue of strategic access for the PLA into WESTPAC + SOPAC vee the "First Island Chain" than continue wid ineffective Regional Diplomacy.

IOW ...
> NOKOR = wants Reunification wid SOKOR N-O-W, NOT YEARS OR DECADES FROM NOW.
> Ditto "MAHANIST" MAINLAND CHINA = wants TAIWAN N-O-W! Beijing wants to see concrete, substantive steps towards formal PRC-ROC Reunification, NOT LONGER ANYMORE BENIGN OR MINOR SUJECTIVE STEPS.

CHINA SEES MAJOR US MILBASES NEAR CHINA'S SHORES -IT DOES NOT SEE ANY MAJOR CHINESE MILBASES NEAR CONUS' SHORES, NOR EVEN IN MID-PACIFIC/CENTPAC.

> CHINA SEES US ALLIES, I.E. ASEAN = "FIRST ISLAND CHAIN", + ESPEC HISTORIC RIVAL JAPAN DESIRING TO HAVE NUCWEAPS, + SETTING UP GMD-TMD WID THE US.
> VIETNAM HAD INVITED MANY MAJOR POWERS INCLUD VIETNAM WAR NEMESIS US TO SET UP AT CAM RANH BAY + OTHER - VIETNAM, HOWEVER, DID NOT INVITE VIETNAM WAR ALLY CHINA.

The above is the difference from several years ago for both the DPRK + Mainland China.

Lest we fergit, MSM-NET > PRC Govt-Military Officials have called on Beijing to change its historical "soft power/diplomacy" approach to one that is more MilPol or Geopol "aggressive".
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-04-09 20:11||   2013-04-09 20:11|| Front Page Top

#2 More ...

* TOPIX > [SCMP] US CAN INTERCEPT NORTH KOREAN MISSLE, BUT MAY OPT NOT TO.

WTF???

My Bad Vibe meter just went up - again.

ADM. LOCKLEAR = stated or denoted that the DPRK's LRBMS as known are a threat to GUAM, BUT NOT HAWAII OR CONUS. Just because Hawaii is a de facto US State, NOT a Territory like Guam, etal. is a reason that US Citizens-Residents on Guam are more expendable than those in Hawaii + CONUS???

Just because DPRK's missle is mostly untested + more likely to blow-up on the launch pad as land in the WESTPAC Sea somewhere between the Koreas + Guam is a reason to NOT shot it down iff fired at Guam???

I can understand PACOM Chief ADM. Locklear's desire to be PCorrect + not say anything that may worsen the situation, BUT THERE ARE TIMES WHEN ONE HAS TO PUT THEIR FOOT DOWN + NOT CARE IFF THE ENEMY'S FEELINGS GET HURT.

ALL THINGS HAVE THEIR PLACE - THERES A TIME FOR PCORRECTNESS + A TIME FOR GUMPTION, + THIS IS NO TIME FOR CORRECTNESS.

China gets to say times overtly that they wanna take over from the US while the US has to delude itself + pretend China is foolin'???
HOW IS DIFFERENT THAN THE US-WEST = JUDEOCHRISTIANS HAVING TO VALIDATE HARDLINE SHARIA + ISLAM FOR THE MUSLIMS BECAUSE WE DON'T WANT TO HURT THEIR FEELINGS???

THE WARNING FROM MY ANCESTORS = GUAM TAOTAMONAS DECADES AGO IN THE 1960S + 1970'S, I.E. THAT AS THE US PULLS BACK ACROSS THE PACIFIC IT MAY DESTROY = SINK GUAM + OTHER STRATEGIC ISLANDS WID UNDERGROUND/BURIED NUCWEAPS OR NUCBOMBS TO DENY USAGE TO ENEMIES, MAY YET PROVE TRUE.

Vietnam war + Cold War-era "stategic denial" = "A2/Area-Denial" [Anti-Access/Area-Denial] in 2013 + post-Cold war, post-9-11 era of GWCC + OWG-NWO.

WELCOME TO "GLOBALISM".

Personally I blame MADONNA + JAMES-BOND-007-VS-NORTH-KOREA.

* ION TOPIX > JAPAN FOREIGN MINISTRY: ASIA-PACIFIC SECURITY SITUATION GETTING TOO SEVERE.

* FREEREPUBLIC > [Yahoo News] IS THE US TRYING TO DE-ESCALATE A NORTH KOREAN STANDOFF? (USN Warships may not sail, Missle Tests postponed...)

* Also from FREEREPUBLIC > [Jet Careers] REDUCED FLYING HOURS FORCES GROUNDING OFF 17 USAF COMBAT AIR SQUADRONS.

versus

* CHINA DAILY FORUM > US "REBALANCE" NOT AFFECTED BY [sequester-led] BUDGET CUTS.

The proof will be the US response iff-n-when a Sino-Nippon Shooting war over the disputed Senkakus/Diaoyus in ECS breaks out, andor iff the DPRK makes good on its threats.

* CHINESE MILITARY FORUM > [Itar-Tass = KBS.co.kor] KIM JONG-UN WANTS PHONE CALL FROM OBAMA - REPORT, to discuss tensions on the Korean Peninsula as per the curren Crisis.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-04-09 22:10||   2013-04-09 22:10|| Front Page Top

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