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#1 Got a point, what if the Rocket was DESIHNRD to fail as it passed over Japan, an OOPS wouldn't be near enough.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2012-03-24 01:05||
#2 As per WORLD MIL FORUM, Nippon will also be deploying three AEGIS-style warships from JMSDF to shootdown the wily DPRK rocket iff need be.
* ALso from SAME > JAPANESE NAVAL PARTICIPATION IN US-PHILIPPINE SOUTH CHINA SEA DRILL MEANT TO REFLECT SUPPORT FOR US + JAPAN POLICY OF STOPPING SOUTHWARD EXPANSION OF CHINESE TERRITORIAL SOVEREIGNTY.
So essens, PLA bases on Hainan would be rendered as mostly ineffective, which leaves China only the gauntlet of the OKINAWA-TAIWAN-PHIL CORRIDOR [read, US + USDOD-Navy].
* SAME > JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER BACK IN 1960's DEMANDED FROM US SECDEF MCNAMARA THAT US NUCLEAR WEAPONS BE FIRED AND USED TO DESTROY CHINA, INCLUDING BY PREEMPTIVE STRIKE, IFF MAJOR US-RED CHINA WAR EVER BROKE OUT OER TAIWAN, VIETNAM, TIBET, OR SINO-INDIAN, INDO-PAK BORDER CRISES.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-03-24 01:56||
#3 I love North Korean and Chinese propaganda art!
Posted by Kentucky Beef 2012-03-24 15:07||
#4 Again from WORLD MIL FORUM > CHINESE EXPERTS: JAPAN MAY USE THE FALSE/BENIGN THREAT OF NORTH KOREA'S SPACE LAUNCH TO BUILD POPULAR JAPANESE SUPPORT FOR MILITARY EXPANSION, INCLUDING DEV OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS TO COUNTER CHINA.
Looks like pro-Nippon Nukes, "Strong Japan" controversial Tokio Governor Shintaro Ishihara may yet get his day???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-03-24 22:38||
#5 See also WAFF > JAPAN'S BIG ARMS BUY: EVERYBODY WINS EXCEPT CHINA | [Foreign Affairs] JAPAN'S BIG ARMS BUY. HOW WASHINGTON IS MILITARIZING ITS ASIAN ALLY.
Lest we fergit, CHIN MIL BLOGGERS = argue that Beijing should not be afraid or reluctant to use China's nuclear weapons agz Japan iff it means defending China's territories, interests in the East + South China Seas; or in defense of China's Citizens-Nationals around the World.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-03-24 22:52||