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09-17-2012, 08:45 AM #1
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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This is unbelievable damned.gif wtf is going on?

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A man in Xi'an holds a sign that reads CAR SMASHINGS AHEAD, JAPANESE CAR OWNERS SHOULD TURN BACK NOW

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The sign in the foreground reads DEFEND DIAOYU ISLANDS TILL OUR DEATHS and ğck JAPAN


http://www.zerohedge.com/news/postcards-furious-china

09-17-2012, 12:37 PM #2
Octo Mother Superior
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I don't think it's a coincidence all this rioting/protesting/bashing of embassies happens all over the world simultaneously. ğck the US, ğck Japan, ğck Israel and ğck Iran and all the other countries, eh? 13.gif

09-17-2012, 02:28 PM #3
Octo Mother Superior
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Quote:Much at stake for US as tensions rise in troubled China Seas

Vast oil reserves, trillion-dollar trade routes, fervent nationalist sentiments, competing territorial claims and bitter histories – the waters off the east coast of China are a sea of money and a sea of trouble.

Tensions have been rising for several years and recently hit new heights with activists landing on disputed islands, angry diplomatic exchanges and even a threat to deploy troops, prompting fears of an armed conflict that could potentially involve the United States, China, Japan and other nations.

The South China Sea has a myriad of competing claims of ownership: China staked out most of it in 1947 but its neighbors have never accepted it. The Spratly Islands alone are claimed by a total of five countries: China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Philippines and Vietnam.

All are eyeing oil and gas reserves thought to be so rich that the area has become dubbed "The Second Persian Gulf." Also, an estimated $5 trillion worth of trade is shipped through its waters.

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/...-seas?lite

09-17-2012, 02:53 PM #4
yankees skier
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damned.gif

Biere.
09-17-2012, 03:38 PM #5
Octo Mother Superior
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This was also interesting



Quote:Japan's ambassador-designate to China, Shinichi Nishimiya, died on Sunday in a Tokyo hospital, the Foreign Ministry said, three days after he was found unconscious on a Tokyo street.

Doctors were looking into the cause of death, ministry official Takashi Ariyoshi said in a statement, but no other details were available. Nishimiya, 60, was found unconscious on a street near his home on his way to work.

Nishimiya was to have left in mid-October to take over from Uichiro Niwa as Japan's top envoy in Beijing.

While coincidental, Nishimiya's death came as tensions flared up between Japan and China over a disputed group of islands in the East China Sea claimed by both countries.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/japans-amb...protesters

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09-17-2012, 03:45 PM #6
Octo Mother Superior
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The Mukden Incident, also known as the Manchurian Incident, was a staged event engineered by Japanese military personnel as a pretext for invading the northern part of China, known as Manchuria, in 1931.[1][2][3]

On September 18, 1931, a small quantity of dynamite was detonated by Lt. Kawamoto Suemori[4] close to a railroad owned by Japan's South Manchuria Railway near Mukden (now Shenyang).[5] Although the explosion was so weak that it failed to destroy the lines and a train passed minutes later, the Imperial Japanese Army, accusing Chinese dissidents of the act, responded with a full invasion that led to the occupation of Manchuria, in which Japan established its puppet state of Manchukuo six months later. The ruse was soon exposed to the international community, leading Japan to diplomatic isolation and its March 1933 withdrawal from the League of Nations.[6]

The actual event is known as the "Liutiaohu Incident", and the event including its aftermath is known in Japan as the "Manchurian Incident" and in China as the "September 18 Incident".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mukden_Incident

September 18 is tomorrow. damned.gif
09-19-2012, 03:46 PM #7
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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China to cripple Japan with financial war over isles row?

China may introduce economic measures to cripple Japan in order to gain the upper hand in a territorial row. Following violent anti-Japanese protests and increasingly bellicose rhetoric, Beijing could employ sanctions to subdue its neighbor.

http://rt.com/news/china-japan-bonds-war-461/

Japanese public debt is 182% of GDP
09-19-2012, 03:47 PM #8
yankees skier
Posts:5,898 Threads:215 Joined:Feb 2011
damned.gif

Biere.
09-19-2012, 05:03 PM #9
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
Posts:12,782 Threads:1,182 Joined:Feb 2011
wtf2.gif

China Launches Cyberwar Against Japan As Hackers Take Down 19 Japanese Websites

Fishing boat armada? Check; Threat to dump JGBs? Check; One thing was missing, and that was cyberwarfare, aka #OccupyJapaneseServers. That too has now been checked. Globe and Mail reports that at least 19 Japanese websites, including those of a government ministry, courts and a hospital, have come under cyber attack, apparently from China, police said Wednesday. Many of the websites were altered to show messages proclaiming Chinese sovereignty over the Diaoyu islands, a Japanese-administered chain Tokyo calls Senkaku, the National Police Agency (NPA) said in a statement. The NPA has confirmed that about 300 Japanese organisations were listed as potential targets for cyber attack on the message board of Honker Union, a Chinese “hacktivism” group

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/china-laun...e-websites



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