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Well, you only clip wings so that someone may not fly.
I would say let them fly. I know change is scary for everyone but sometimes change can be good. Not only that...why would anyone assume its backed by overt aggressive intent?
It could be very defensive intent.
Originally posted by valkeryie
Sorry, but beat you to it, over a year ago.
A Japanese defense ministry panel has urged that the military be given the capability to launch pre-emptive strikes, a move that would deviate from Japan's long-held defense-only policy, Japanese media said Friday
I was being too oblique. I meant the Bush/Eagle's wings should be clipped - and meant to imply that the newly adopted policy of pre-emptive strikes has everybody doing the same thing, and getting more aggressive too.
Originally posted by xmotex
Japan has a large, very modern military already. The JMSDF in particular is a large, extremely well-armed force, more than capable of taking on the PLAN within Japan's sphere of influence.
, but it is already quite capable of defeating any likely aggressor.
A rundown of the JMSDF: World Navies Today: Japan
[edit on 10/29/05 by xmotex]