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posted on Sep, 16 2012 @ 11:32 PM
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Due to a raging dispute with Japan over islands in the East China Sea, the Chinese army has heightened its military exercises on all fronts, including aerial drills by its air force in Tibet as well as by special forces. Chinese state-run CCTV has reported special operations forces from the PLA have begun an annual set of military drills which are aimed at training reconnaissance capabilities and survival skills.


Included in this article China navy is exercising to capturing islands. Looks like china is preparing its forces to engage what it is needed for it to settle the disputes for the "island claims". Specially since there's no foresight diplomatic means to settle disputes. Most of us know preparing military for a conflict for any nation is standard. But is there more to meet the eye? Like the Falklands War?

Let's keep a subtle eye on this as we can, even though the bigger picture lies in the middle east.
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posted on Sep, 16 2012 @ 11:39 PM
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Japan are our allies just as much as israel is so i guess if shooting starts between china and japan we will get dragged into it?



posted on Sep, 16 2012 @ 11:44 PM
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Interesting developments over there, been trying to keep an eye on this.

Due to our treaties, though, war with Japan would be war with the U.S., which China certainly does not want. I'm thinking this is just posturing, though the timing is troubling.

Do you have a link, by the way? Would like to read what you've found.
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posted on Sep, 16 2012 @ 11:46 PM
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Yeah, I'm pretty darn sure if something happened to Japan we will be right in the middle of it. Maybe it's China's roundabout way of getting a piece of the U.S. Oh, Asian wars are never a walk in the park.



posted on Sep, 16 2012 @ 11:46 PM
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I'm sure we'll find some kind of excuse to get into it. We're infamous for sticking our nose in other peoples business.



posted on Sep, 16 2012 @ 11:47 PM
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kinda yeah, our army also defends Japan



posted on Sep, 16 2012 @ 11:49 PM
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Originally posted by VariableConstant
reply to post by Shax35
 
Interesting developments over there, been trying to keep an eye on this.

Due to our treaties, though, war with Japan would be war with the U.S., which China certainly does not want. I'm thinking this is just posturing, though the timing is troubling.


You sure they don't want that?...I think they know as well as we do who owns what...

1984 with a twist...



posted on Sep, 16 2012 @ 11:53 PM
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Very, very doubtful that a war will occur between the two of them. If it did, I don't think the U.S. would get involved, but then again, I don't believe it would happen in the first place!

Once again, human lives, the progress of humanity are at stake. War is not nearly the proper war to bring about much of what we are going for. Unless pointless domination, destruction, and suffering is what the aim is, then by all means, please go ahead.

And just because war may 'stimulate the economy' doesn't make it morally, or logically sound.

It's this notion that what is good for the economy, is therefore good for humanity. Simply one of the most heinous forms of 'practicality' perpetuated upon us.



posted on Sep, 16 2012 @ 11:53 PM
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www.examiner.com...

Sorry gang, I forgot to post link to article...

Also this part of the article is screwy in my head




Chinese state media have carried pictures of Air Force planes flying over the Himalayas in formation. This photo has been carried as part of a “weekly review” of military pictures. The Chinese fighters have been cruising with live ammunition over the Himalayas.


That's defiantly upping the ending or do most exercises prepare to that degree?



posted on Sep, 16 2012 @ 11:53 PM
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Originally posted by Drala

Originally posted by VariableConstant
reply to post by Shax35
 
Interesting developments over there, been trying to keep an eye on this.

Due to our treaties, though, war with Japan would be war with the U.S., which China certainly does not want. I'm thinking this is just posturing, though the timing is troubling.


You sure they don't want that?...I think they know as well as we do who owns what...

1984 with a twist...

Not a sure as I would like to be...

Like I said, the timing is troubling. Been wondering if they may be taking advantage of the U.S. having its hands full.



posted on Sep, 16 2012 @ 11:55 PM
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Originally posted by Tardacus
Japan are our allies just as much as israel is so i guess if shooting starts between china and japan we will get dragged into it?


Yes, The US will defend it's Allie Japan just like we will defend South Korea and Taiwan. I"m sure somehow though esp here at ATS this will get twisted around so as the US are the bad guys...

Meh.



posted on Sep, 16 2012 @ 11:57 PM
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I would look to china to usurp the islands in question, think tibet. They will try to take it and then dare someone to take it from them, all. The while claiming it was always theirs, just like tibet, and their attempts to take taiwan. They have failed thus far with taiwan, as it has the most heavily fortified coastline on the planet, thanks to Americas military muscle. Also of note, is the law china passed a few years back, making it an act of war for any nation to officially claim taiwan is independent of china in any way. Resulting in the immediate attack of the chinese to take taiwan by force.



posted on Sep, 16 2012 @ 11:58 PM
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You are right on that aspect slayer, America is always the boogie man on the ATS forums.. if this was soviet union.. then we be saying the same as well without McDonald french fries



posted on Sep, 17 2012 @ 12:21 AM
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China and Japan just signed a deal to trade with each other without the US dollar.

China and Japan aren't about to go to war with each other. Their playing bluff to get others resources....Japan will side with China to survive. Their honors been trampled on and yes......if it takes siding with China to eventually get it back....that's the route Japan will take.



posted on Sep, 17 2012 @ 12:22 AM
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This will not escalate to War. Not in a million years.

I do believe the Chinese have had 6 "observation" ships in that area, only to return to China blabbing on about how there mission was a great success and how they "sent the message home" to Japan etc etc. What a complete load of tosh. Nothing happened? Nada?

It just screams BS to m, but I can tell you one thing for sure, the Japanese will not back down.

Here is something I have just come across:
www.bbc.co.uk...



posted on Sep, 17 2012 @ 12:25 AM
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Clearly this is Israel's fault too.



posted on Sep, 17 2012 @ 12:29 AM
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Originally posted by Tardacus
Japan are our allies just as much as israel is so i guess if shooting starts between china and japan we will get dragged into it?


Yup then were gonna have to take out russia....



posted on Sep, 17 2012 @ 12:29 AM
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So in the article you have linked.. Japan bought the islands off of china



posted on Sep, 17 2012 @ 12:34 AM
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The Japanese government signed a deal in September 2012 to purchase three islands from Japanese businessman Kunioki Kurihara, who used to rent them out to the Japanese state


Hmmm not sure old chap? Unless I'm mistaken?



posted on Sep, 17 2012 @ 12:37 AM
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I think that is their best move. Occupy the islands, as they do have a claim to them, and then if anyone objects then they will be the aggressor, not China.





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