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originally posted by: nOraKat
To be fair, apart from minor disputes on outlying islands and seas, I do not see any real threat to Japan. There must be another reason. Even N. Korea's stand seems to be defensive posturing. They are not in any position to be offensive.
The threat would be Russia and China. Both nations have violated Japanese sovereign airspace as well as their ADIZ. China has also violated Japanese sovereign maritime borders in addition to deploying drilling rigs in disputed waters.
originally posted by: Thecakeisalie
a reply to: pheonix358
The allies rebuilt Germany and Japan
Is that the same folk that 'liberated' German engineers and scientists to help build their spy planes? Spoils of war I guess.
originally posted by: John_Rodger_Cornman
a reply to: PhyllidaDavenport
The USA is threatening China and North Korean with a retooled Japanese warmachine.
I see Japan,South Korea,The Philippines,and Vietnam joining forces with the United States to take down China and North Korea is a hot war. Then promptly split up the offshore oil reserves.
The west might try to "liberate" China like Iraq and Afghanistan.