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Tokyo is eyeing the development of cruise missiles to launch pre-emptive strikes on North Korean missile bases, the Sankei Shimbun reported Wednesday.
Earlier, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the Diet that Japan needs to "consider acquiring the means to hit enemy bases in accordance with the changing international political situation."
But amid a general lurch to the right, Abe recently said striking North Korean missile bases could be considered "self defense" if there are no other ways to deal with such threats.
Originally posted by sulaw
reply to post by penninja
Good point as your analogy had me cracking up! I personally like Scenerio 2.... I take it back let Japan arm itself I always wanted to see Mecha Godzilla
Originally posted by southseasavage
lets not forget the nips have a history of starting wars, without notice. they also have a track record of rape, torture, mass executions, genocide, slaughter of POW and nurses, mass enslavement and sexual exploitation, they have used biological and chemical weapons on civilians.
so should the japs be encouraged to pander to the worst in their nature, i would think not.
they should just keep making cars, and keep their eyes off the guns.