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#1 Is it just me, or is anyone else getting the feel that Beijing would like to take over NOKOR widout firing a shot = no "Great Power" Mil Confrontation in NE Asia, while still allowing Beijing to engage in unilateral, forceful
"Gunboat/Battleship Diplomacy" in the SCS vee ASEAN States???
NO UNO, NO US, NO RUSSIA OR NIPPON OR ANGRY SOKOR TO ARGUE WID CHINA OER ITS TAKEOVER OF A "NATURALLY/INTERNALLY", SELF-IMPLODED OR COLLAPSED NOKOR WHOSE STABILITY + WELL-BEING IS ALREADY IN CHINA'S "CORE INTEREST(S)"???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-05-29 00:21||
#2 China's percentage of bilateral export trade wid the DPRK is officially 85%, + by some Pert accounts higher - the new Sino-DPRK FTAS is antcipated in the West to only increase China's domination.
IFF CHINA SNEEZES, NOKOR GETS PNEUMONIA.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-05-29 00:25||
#3 CHINA DAILY FORUM > POSTER OPED: IFF THE US CAN CLAIM HAWAII + GUAM, THEN CHINA CAN CLAIM SOUTH CHINA SEA.
* WORLD MILITARY FORUM > TIME MAGAZINE: CLOCK TICKING ON CHINA-JAPAN ISLAND DISPUTE; IWA EXPERT TOGO KAZUHIKO - JAPAN MAY ONLY HAVE 1-2 YEARS [2013-2014] TO PEACEFULY RESOLVE THE DAOYUS/SENKAKUS ISLANDS DISPUTE WID CHINA BEFORE THE OUTBREAK OF WAR.
* SAME > JAPAN ON SINO-PHILIPPINE'S DISPUTE: CHINA IS ONCE AGAIN THE "MIDDLE KINGDOM" TO WHICH THE WORLD MUST KOWTOW.
* WORLD NEWS > NORTH KOREA: UP TO 40,000 SOUTH KOREAN SOLDIERS [1950-1953]STILL BURIED IN DMZ.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-05-29 03:23||
#4 is anyone else getting the feel that Beijing would like to take over NOKOR widout firing a shot
They don't want to be seen doing it. Having NOKOR as a mad little lapdog for stirring up mischief is way too valuable, but the ChiComs need at least the appearance of deniability.
Posted by SteveS 2012-05-29 22:03||