Japan's PM Shinzo to change Post-War Constitution

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  1. rock127

    rock127 Maulana Rockullah Senior Member

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    Japan's PM Shinzo to change post-war constitution

    Japan’s hawkish Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told parliament on Thursday that he intends to change the country’s post-second world war constitution, lowering the bar for further amendments.

    “I will start with amending Article 96 of the constitution, a move that many factions [inside his Liberal Democratic Party] support “ Abe told upper house lawmakers, referring to the clause stipulating amendments require a two-thirds majority in parliament.In the run-up to his landslide election victory in December, Abe said he wanted to study the possibility of altering the definition of Japan’s armed forces contained in the document.

    The country’s well-funded and well-equipped military is referred to as the Self-Defence Forces, and barred from taking aggressive action. Its role is limited to defence of the nation.Abe has said he would like to look into making the SDF into a full-fledged military, a plan that sets alarm bells ringing in Asian countries subject to Japan’s sometimes-brutal occupation in the first half of the 20th century.

    US occupying forces imposed the constitution in the aftermath of the second world war, but its war-renouncing Article Nine is held dear by many Japanese.
     
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    Yusuf GUARDIAN Administrator

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    There is nothing for Asian nations to be alarmed by the proposed change in Japanese constitution and in fact it should be welcomed by them as a sign that Japan will step up to its responsibility in the face of naked Chinese aggression.
     
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    Ray The Chairman Defence Professionals Moderator

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    From the Japanese standpoint, it is the most natural thing to do.

    They hate the Chinese historically!

    Ther eis no ause for alarm bells, because Japan knows which side of the bread is buttered!
     
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    Change or no change in the constitution makes no difference. Japan has already got "One of the well trained and best equipped forces in the region" (actually in the world).

    Japan be prepared for more of below

    http://www.airforceworld.com/bomber/eng/tu95-bomber-bear-russia-2.htm
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    rock127 Maulana Rockullah Senior Member

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    The alarm bells are meant for only China which is becoming a menace for supporting terrorist countries like Pakistan and Missile Wielding Cannibals like North Korea.

    As per reports earlier Japan is already working on a next gen fighter and would export high tech defense stuff to India and also collaborate.
     
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    Sounds like a Bollywood film. Missile wielding cannibals. ROFL. That cracked me up. Thanks for the laugh. :lol:
     
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    Its really music to my ears, now China definitely has to worry.
     
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    But it is a self defence force that can only 'respond' to a threat. The change in constitution would allow it to take proactive measures. This would be a major change.
     
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    For your own information, Japan also has its dispute with South Korean and russian on some other islands, which leads to couple of military confrontations.

    As per reports earlier major parts of Japan's next gen fighter are still lying on the paper.
     
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    That is funny! What they hate the chinese for "HISTORICALLY"?

    HISTORICALLY, China and Japan fought 4 wars in thousands years:

    In first, China and Japan joined the different side of korean civil war;

    Second and third war, China was fighting Japan in korea as the ally of koreans.

    Forth war, China was fighting Japan in China.

    So, what Japanese hates Chinese for? Not surrendered to the invador?
     
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    Ray The Chairman Defence Professionals Moderator

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    Wars are not what determines dislike.

    The US fought WWII against the Germans and Japan and now they are thickest of friends.

    Dislike and disgust are a construct though inimical equations that have traversed the labyrinthine corridors of history.

    To those who are deficient of situational awareness and logical construct, everything is funny.
     
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    rock127 Maulana Rockullah Senior Member

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    Yes correct they do have conflicts with other countries too but you know what its nothing compared to China and Japan conflict.

    As far as their next gen fighter...lets not question their mastery over technology.At the moment they decide for a go they would not take so much time to come up with some marvel.They dont believe in COPY-PASTE stuff either.Japanese are very aggressive and ruthless by nature and they tried their best to bury it in the past but now they seems to coming out of that WW Pacifist hangover.

    You cant downplay the historic hate you have for Japanese and vice-versa.I sometime watch some of your Kung-Fu movies and it's also evident there.The recent tussle between both of you is also a small evident.Come out of your DENIAL MODE.One small example below...

    Anti-Japan Protests Flare in China

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    Great, by doing this Russia and the two Koreas will have no choice.

    To defeat Japan completely, the first step is to make it a normal country.
     
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    Great, by doing this Russia and the two Koreas will have no choice.

    To defeat Japan completely, the first step is to make it a normal country.
     
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    Japan is an abnormal country?

    How come?
     
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    Does show how the Chinese hate and are afraid of a small nation - Japan!
     
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    Puppet and milk cow of US.

    After WWII, US has basically control the inner political issues of Japan, any PMs of Japan who walked against US's interest would be accused of tiny stains and lost their positions very quickly. This has repeated many times in near history. Their politcal systems, as the goverment itself, can be divided into two parts: elected politicians and promoted technical bureaucracy. The first part come from all kinds of classes in Japanese society and most of them take politician as their careers. The second part mainly consists of graduates from famous universities, as the elites of Japan, they are the ones who actually support the running of goverment.

    And the Japanese citizens were not educated in a right way or normal way as other countries, as a nation their balls have been removed by US. :thumb: Except some extremely right wing there, most of them became human kind of lamb types. As their claiming Japan as a peaceful country, that's basically the fact after WWII which can't be denied by Chinese ourselves. But they went too far on the peaceful illusion that their ordinary people believe Japan can get world wide support just because they are peaceful after WWII. Under US all-angled proctections, they simply lost their minds on the cold, blood and dirty games on international stage.


    You can interpret this image in whatever manners you want.

    But if Japan choose to make their JDF normal military force, then WAR is inevitable, sooner or later.

    The timeline depends on the scale of war planned by both sides, preparations need some time but everyone of us can witness it.

    This also provides the best excuse for China to expend its military force far more than its necessary needs, which is not good for anyone's economic and development.

    In the past and until now, China use Taiwan as the excuse to develop capabilities to break through two island chains.

    This time, China will use Japan as the excuse to develop capabilites to counter US anywhere on the high sea.

    India, like it or not, will also be dragged into the high tense armed race even not as the direct players in east asian block.

    The same thing happens to Russia, two Koreas too.

    So as a result of this, what will happen to US, the only power abroad world island and the current sole superpower?

    Weighted players like RIC all will have a fast development in military, and weaken the unbeatable status of US military nowadays.

    It's not wise for US to hold a single bet on that they will fight each other to death, since with such military power in hands, the worst case for them is to live as a dominator region power. And US can't do much in either one of the spheres shaped.

    Without hegemony in military, the hegemony in financial will go down the toilet as well. Without this two advantages, the world order US constructed is over.

    With the nonsense peaceful rising clothes taken off and let's say good luck to the miscalculation of dirty BOSS.

    Their opportunism move will bring in the grave-diggers to the fantasy world their forefathers built for generations.
     
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    Japan has opened a new front of "Currency War" with China. its the China which has been accused for keeing Yuan low to have high Surplus and now its Japan which is worried for growing Trade Deficit, with response of this news as below: :ranger:

    as below, since Novenber 2012, wityhin just 3 months, Japanese Yen has been depreciated from 79Yen per USD - 100Yen per EURO to around 93Yen per USD and to around 127Yen per EURO right now :ranger:

    Exchange Rates Graph (Euro, Japanese Yen) - X-Rates

    Currency Calculator (Euro, Japanese Yen) - X-Rates

     
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    Japan detains Chinese fishing boat

    31 December 2012

    A Chinese fishing boat has been detained by Japan's coast guard for allegedly fishing inside Japanese waters, Chinese officials say.

    The boat was seized on Saturday near Japan's Kagoshima Prefecture, China's Xinhua news agency reported, citing the Chinese consulate in Fukuoka, Japan.The captain had admitted entering Japanese waters, Xinhua said.The incident comes months after anti-Japanese protests in Chinese cities over disputed islands near Taiwan.The captain and two crew members have been taken to Kagoshima for questioning while six other sailors remained on board the boat, which comes from Fujian province in south-east China, Xinhua said.A Chinese consulate official has been sent to Kagoshima to visit the crew members, the report added.

    Relations between Japan and China have been strained over the disputed islands, known as the Diaoyu in Chinese and Senkaku in Japanese.Japan controls the islands, which are also claimed by Taiwan. Close to strategically important shipping lanes, the waters around the islands also offer rich fishing grounds and are thought to contain oil deposits.
     

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