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#1 Aside from a couple obvious howlers, they covered the demographics fairly well...
Posted by Pappy 2013-01-31 21:31||
#2 The US will either remain as Global El Supremo, or it won't.
I am reminded of FOX NEWS' "THE FIVE'S" GUTFIELD = IIRC opined that the most important POTUS Elex is the next one in 2016, BECAUSE IT WILL BE GIVEN IN CHINESE - "... ... THINK ABOUT THAT, AMERICA"!
* GLOBAL TIMES [old] > THE US [historically routinely] VIOLATES CHINA'S MARITIME RIGHTS, SAY EXPERTS.
RELATED TOPIX = US INTENDS TO ISOLATE CHINA TO EAST ASIA COASTS [ + littorals].
* TOPIX > [Forbes] ITS TIME TO END JAPAN'S DEFENSE DEPENDENCY ON THE UNITED STATES.
RELATED BIG NEWSNETWORK > JAPAN'S PM [Shinzo Abe] TELLS PARLIAMENT [Diet] HE INTENDS TO CHANGE THE COUNTRY'S POST-WAR  CONSTITUTION.
* SAME > [Tehran Times] SENKAKUS/DIAOYUS - ANOTHER "FALKLANDS"?
Whom is the UK, i.e. capabilities or lack thereof, versus whom is Argentina???
* SAME > US ARMY STILL HAS KEY ROLE IN ASIA "PIVOT".
IMO Guam's new utility is that as a node not only for Prompt Strike Global Strike + SpaceStrike, but as for conventional US Army-Marines RRF/RDFS + SPECOPS coming from CONUS [contingency = crisis base], notsomuch anymore for the USN albeit it may still be used by the USN for temporary Naval Resupply + MWR.
GUAM = "OTHER KWAJALEIN" FOR THE US ARMY = GROUND FORCES + RAPID DEPLOYMENT???
The Fed Sector will continue to shrink until either Guam becomes a de facto full US State, or Guam becomes a de facto full Independent Nation.
Lest we fergit, USDOD = NOTHING BUT PEACEKEEPING + MINOR CONFLICTS THRU YEAR 2050 IFF NOT YEAR 2100.
* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > HIDDEN AGENDA BEHIND AMERICA'S WAR ON AFRICA: CONTAINING CHINA BY FIGHTING AL-QAEDA.
ARTIC > SecState Nominee JOHN KERRY = argued that "CHINA IS ALL OVER AFRICA ... THE US HAS TO FIND A WAY TO GET IN [simil enter the Markets]".
* WORLD MILITARY FORUM > JAPANESE SCHOLAR: IFF CHINA DEPLOYS 60% OR MORE OF PLA IN VARIOUS OVERSEAS OPERATIONS, CAN THE SUPERPOWER US ACCEPT OR TOLERATE IT?
* SAME > LUO YUAN: SINO-JAPANESE MILITARY CONFLCIT OVER THE DIAOYUS [Senkakus] WILL LIKELY SPREAD TO BULK OF EAST-ASIA + PACIFIC RIM REGIONS. ONCE JAPAN FIRES THE FIRST SHOT, CHINA WILL BE JUSTIFIED TO USE ANY MEANS NECESSARY TO "FIGHT AND WIN" AGZ JAPAN OR AGZ BOTH THE US + JAPAN, ETC.
* SAME > JAPAN'S YOMIURI SHIMBUN: CHINA'S LATEST TEST, DEPLOYMENT OF ITS OWN MISSLE DEFENSE SYSTEM IS A TOUGH RESPONSE TO US SUPPORT OF JAPAN IN DIAOYUS /SENKAKUS DISPUTE. CHINA SLOWLY BUT STEADILY IS NULLING OR OVERCOMING THE MILITARY ADVANTAGES OF THE US IN A SINO-JAPAN MILITARY CONFLICT.
* BHARAT RAKSHAK, TOPIX > CHINA TO CONDUCT NAVAL DRILL IN PACIFIC AREAS [ Yellow Sea + East China Sea to WESTPAC/East PHIL Sea] AMID DISPUTES ON MARITIME TERRITORY.
* TOPIX > 22 SIGNS THAT BARACK OBAMA IS TRANSFORMING AMERICA INTO A LARGER VERSION OF NORTH KOREA.
USA = "Sole" Independent "DPRK", or China-dominated Vassal-State "DPRK"???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-02-01 00:00||