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"Obama's Asian Trip: Shame for Accepting Chinese Military Build-up" (Translation from Japan)
Sankei Shimbun, in Japanese (FReepranslated to English) ^ | 20 November 2009 | Sankei News "Assertion" Column (in Japanese)

Posted on 11/19/2009 11:20:00 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo

Original article from Thursday (19), links to the Japanese "Sankei Shimbun" website. FReepranslation is provided as a summary; the original Japanese version directly by the author governs and takes precedence over the unofficial English.

Troubling developments.

(Excerpt) Read more at sankei.jp.msn.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Japan; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: angryallies; anitadunnsboss; asia; asian; asiantrip; asiantripfailure; asiatrip; bho44; china; failure; g2; instability; japan; obama; obamao; obowma; powerbalance; pushover; sankei; scornedallies; weakness

Sankei Shimbun (産経新聞) is a major circulation,Japanese-language daily newspaper here in Tokyo.

My Translation to English (Chief Point Summary):

"Obama's Asian Trip: Shame for Accepting Chinese Military Build-up"

オバマ歴訪 中国の軍拡容認は残念だ

"--President Obama finished up an Asian Visit which included him meeting with (General Secretary of the Communist Party and PRC President) Hu Jin Tao to discuss various strategies.

--It is no problem with two giant nations getting together and dicussing issues. But the way such cozying up went, it is very unsettling in terms of order in both the Asian Region and in the World for this to proceed to the level that it has, even to the point of having called this a "G-2" Meeting.

--Our big concern is that right in the middle of the huge military building up embarked upon by the PRC, President Obama neither called on restraint in this regard, nor for a clear accounting of what they are precisely building up.

--It is clear from Obama's actions, as well as his speech here in Tokyo, that he has no intent to contain Communist China.

--They can say all they want, for example that this was the US asking for Chinese cooperation in such problem areas as Afganistan and Pakistan, and in tackling the problems of piracy on the high seas, when everyone knows the way it will be received in China is that it is a tacit green light for them to continue thier military arms and power build-up.

--We say that as a result of this, danger will now increase with respect to Chinese territorial assertions, that escalation may well now be brought on by China in turn affecting Southeast Asia and India.

--It is clear that the US intends to push away from the US-Japan military alliance--which has brought peace and stability to the Asian Region--and pursue this course with China. This is serious. This US-China "G-2" movement must not be allowed by Japan (which needs to strengthen US-Japanese alliance) to gain ascendency."

(End of Summary Translation)

1 posted on 11/19/2009 11:20:02 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Ping!


2 posted on 11/19/2009 11:20:28 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (1945--Japanese SHOCKED at Emperor not bowed to; 2009--Americans SHOCKED at Emperor overbowed to)
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To: All
It far exceeds sheer incompetence, friends.

単なる無能だけではなく...

3 posted on 11/19/2009 11:25:27 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (1945--Japanese SHOCKED at Emperor not bowed to; 2009--Americans SHOCKED at Emperor overbowed to)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

THREAD BUMP.


4 posted on 11/19/2009 11:25:47 PM PST by Cindy
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To: AmericanInTokyo

thanks for sharing this.


5 posted on 11/19/2009 11:29:58 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Is obamao hiding carter in the oval office?


6 posted on 11/19/2009 11:31:18 PM PST by MaxMax (Obamao can't play in the Olympic reindeer games)
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To: MaxMax

What has this POS done RIGHT so far?


7 posted on 11/19/2009 11:36:16 PM PST by historyrepeatz
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To: Irish Eyes
Your welcome! ;-) It had to be made first, and then shared.;-)

What a mess that fellow left out here.

8 posted on 11/19/2009 11:37:14 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (1945--Japanese SHOCKED at Emperor not bowed to; 2009--Americans SHOCKED at Emperor overbowed to)
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To: historyrepeatz

Incorrectly, subserviently bow to the Emperor of Japan, so he could lose another net THREE to FOUR percentage points in popular opinion polls this week!


9 posted on 11/19/2009 11:38:26 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (1945--Japanese SHOCKED at Emperor not bowed to; 2009--Americans SHOCKED at Emperor overbowed to)
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To: AmericanInTokyo
I hope over the rest of Obama's term we hammer the same message over, and over, and over, and over, and over again:

WISHING WE COULD ALL JUST SIT DOWN AND TALK IT OUT IS JUST A LIBERAL FANTASY, IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH REALITY

Throughout the Bush years, all we heard were variations on "Can't we all just get along, folks?" From the "Jersey Girls" (remember them?) to the Huffington Post and DUmmie gangs, to Biden, Gore, and on and on, we were lectured endlessly about "Cowboy Bush," who was so stupid that he couldn't miraculously make jihadists like us...as if that were ever an option...when the liberals were telling us the answer--JUST TALK!

Just talk. Just get 'em all in a room and hammer it out, and stay there until you all emerge, exhausted and laughing and clapping each other on the back, realizing the Oprah Way--We're All The Same Under The Skin! (Of course, liberals don't believe that at all...but I think they believe they DO believe that.)

They think that Palestinians and Israelis and Muslims and maybe--maybe--the worst of the worst, American Conservatives, would come out of that room being pals, able to get over these piddly little differences. And then we could all get on with the REAL problems we can ALL agree on, if we're honest, like global warming and abortion on demand.

We need to pound the message home for the rest of Obama's time in office--"Liberals, your way doesn't work. Never has, never will."

10 posted on 11/19/2009 11:48:35 PM PST by Darkwolf377 (Godspeed, T, on your fourth tour of duty in Iraq.)
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To: historyrepeatz

He stopped global warming.


11 posted on 11/19/2009 11:50:07 PM PST by Carling (Somewhere in Kenya, a village is missing its idiot.)
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To: historyrepeatz
He's parroting every bad move from every past RAT administration.
I don't expect him to stop because his ego is to big.
12 posted on 11/19/2009 11:52:48 PM PST by MaxMax (Obamao can't play in the Olympic reindeer games)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Obama may feel he has to suck up to the Chinese because they are holding so much of our debt. I always thought that the Bushes were too soft on China, too. Then there was Clinton, who had the Chinese scandal, with the attempts to buy influence, IIRC. I don’t get it why China keeps getting away with stuff.

I am so saddened by Obama’s treatment of Japan. How he can take all our best allies for granted is beyond me.


13 posted on 11/19/2009 11:54:39 PM PST by married21
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To: Darkwolf377
Bosworth going right smack up to Pyongyang, N. Korea to kowtow on 9 December WITHOUT PRECONDITIONS, under direct assignment from The Messiah, is another such idiocy.

Does anyone think they would treat the current leader of Honduras (1000x more legitimate than Kim Jong il, but happens not to be a communist) with more respect and less preconditions than in their meeting with one of the most bloodthirsty --and skillful communist negotiators, as Kim Jong-il??

Is American taxpayer foreign aid being offered to non-Communist Tegucigalpa to the tune it will be offered to Kim Jong il?

Oh, that's right, I forgot, Honduras is a Republic and an American ally that ousted a Hugo Chavez-inspired and influenced Central American Communist takeover by an illegimate, unconstitutional leader (Mel Zelaya), and their government does not commit mass murder or maintain a series of concentration camps, and launch nuclear ICBM tests against UN Agreements). Forgot about that. Of COURSE they would get worse treatment under Obama than outright dangerous world outlaws, the worst violators of human rights on the planet.

14 posted on 11/19/2009 11:57:18 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (1945--Japanese SHOCKED at Emperor not bowed to; 2009--Americans SHOCKED at Emperor overbowed to)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

With your permission, I would like to forward your link and your translation to some friends who don’t freep.

How you would characterize the source news media? (NY Timesesque, WSJ?...)

TIA and FRegards.


15 posted on 11/20/2009 12:03:53 AM PST by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: AmericanInTokyo
He seems to think that such behavior is going to inspire our enemies to marvel at Obama's mental flexibility--"Wow, we didn't expect THAT from him! We will have to give him everything he asks for!"

In the real world, they just laugh at him for his college hang-out mindset, and take whatever they can get from him. Meanwhile, Obama seems to think some larger group like the UN will bring everyone together and say "Now, Obama has been very nice to you, so you have to give him something in return."

This is what happens when you elect a man who's never had to live in the real world on his own, without some person or organization protecting him from the blows of chance. He thinks it's all just debating team gamesmanship, and in the end, you get an A just for showing up and being a good sport, i.e. bowing to everyone.

16 posted on 11/20/2009 12:13:24 AM PST by Darkwolf377 (Godspeed, T, on your fourth tour of duty in Iraq.)
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To: married21
Oh, believe me it is not just Japan. He is also warming up relations so well between USA and INDIA. (Political cartoon from there):


17 posted on 11/20/2009 12:16:06 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (1945--Japanese SHOCKED at Emperor not bowed to; 2009--Americans SHOCKED at Emperor overbowed to)
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To: Yehuda

Closer to WSJ. Conservative daily.


18 posted on 11/20/2009 12:16:54 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (1945--Japanese SHOCKED at Emperor not bowed to; 2009--Americans SHOCKED at Emperor overbowed to)
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To: Yehuda

Also go to the hot link I provided above to SANKEI description on Wikipedia in English. They could tell you much, much more than I could here.


19 posted on 11/20/2009 12:18:00 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (1945--Japanese SHOCKED at Emperor not bowed to; 2009--Americans SHOCKED at Emperor overbowed to)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

thank you on both!


20 posted on 11/20/2009 12:30:37 AM PST by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Thank you!

nice to have Freeper translator providing unfiltered Asian commentary-— no small asset in today’s roiling world.


21 posted on 11/20/2009 12:38:46 AM PST by thouworm
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To: married21

Greed.


22 posted on 11/20/2009 12:56:00 AM PST by PghBaldy (James Earl Ray was just stressed when he killed Martin Luther King Jr.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

zero just pissed on another ally.

Britain
Germany
India
Israel
France
Japan


23 posted on 11/20/2009 1:02:22 AM PST by bustinchops (Teddy ("The Hiccup") Kennedy - the original water-boarder)
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To: MaxMax

He’s making Bubba look like a master of foreign policy.


24 posted on 11/20/2009 1:04:20 AM PST by bustinchops (Teddy ("The Hiccup") Kennedy - the original water-boarder)
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To: bustinchops

I forgot:

Georgia
Poland
Ukraine


25 posted on 11/20/2009 1:05:28 AM PST by bustinchops (Teddy ("The Hiccup") Kennedy - the original water-boarder)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

You think the O gave the Chinese Taiwan? I do. Not sure why, just waiting to see what is next in this ugly saga.


26 posted on 11/20/2009 1:34:29 AM PST by tinamina
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To: thouworm
Your words are kind.

We are all in this together.

We are in fact struggling to save our Republic...oh the libs and communists will read this and snicker and mock us, but we all know the cliff we are headed off with this amateur and idiot at the helm in Washington.

These are "FReepranslations" to be exact.

A bunch of us here do it, I can think of at least 10 or so around the world or in the US knowledgeable of a language or region. TLR must be at the pinnacle. (regarding tricky, sensitive Korean Peninsula matters). Kudos are always due that individual, a great resource and always interesting material not seeing the light of day in the English language press which gives a bigger, truer picture of in fact what is really going on beyond the purvey of the State Controlled Media in the USA.

27 posted on 11/20/2009 1:45:35 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (1945--Japanese SHOCKED at Emperor not bowed to; 2009--Americans SHOCKED at Emperor overbowed to)
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To: bustinchops

You forgot Poland and the Czech Republic.


28 posted on 11/20/2009 3:52:59 AM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: AmericanInTokyo

How afraid are the Japanese (and I mean the average folks you talk to in your daily life) at how kissy face Obama is with N. Korea? I know Japan was shaky after the missile tests and such. Understandably so. Kim Jong Il will feel like he can get away with anything if the only one he fears is the US and the US won’t do anything because the US fears China.


29 posted on 11/20/2009 4:02:50 AM PST by autumnraine (You can't fix stupid, but you can vote it out!)
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To: Darkwolf377

“In the real world, they just laugh at him for his college hang-out mindset, and take whatever they can get from him. Meanwhile, Obama seems to think some larger group like the UN will bring everyone together and say “Now, Obama has been very nice to you, so you have to give him something in return.”

Here’s the thing. Sitting around in college and getting high (which we know he did. Hell, I did!) and pontificating on how to solve the world’s problems IS NOT how it works in the real world. Sitting around high and discussing the beautiful world of communism and equality and blah blah blah is NOT how it works in reality.

Unfortunately the hippies and the next generation underneath them have taken over and we are seeing how WRONG they really really are.


30 posted on 11/20/2009 4:05:16 AM PST by autumnraine (You can't fix stupid, but you can vote it out!)
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To: autumnraine
Average Japanese people were "jazzed", across the board, when Obongo was elected and later on inaugurated.

That has died down to some extent. A year is a long time. Now they are not as jazzed, although the media still by and large tells them to be supportive. There are conservative sectors of the media increasingly telling the truth. Just as in reaching the American People with the truth by bypassing the MSM, it is much the same about Obama here. Trying to get to them and bypass the liberal JMSM as well. A challenging endeavour but not hopeless. In fact, fissures and cracks are starting to develop. The North Korean summer launches were the first big shock to the system.

The elite establishment lib media, whether in D.C. or Tokyo--makes no material difference--play the same old worn out apologetic-for-Obama tunes on the same old Wurlitzer. They all have a worldwide agenda. This thing is seamless. On the flip side, the forces of GOOD in my opinion, should link up. For example, I would invite conservatives/anti-communists/pro-free marketeers in Japan who have something particularly informative on Obama while he was in Japan that has not made known in the ignorant or controlled US press, even if their English is not so good, to please Freepmail some of us and we could touch up their English and/or translate such hot, reputable articles for confirmed sources, and get them on Free Republic in English as a way to deepen our international news coverage and go around the US State Sponsored Media bubble of positiv, hyper-uncritical reporting on The Messiah.

31 posted on 11/20/2009 4:22:09 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (1945--Japanese SHOCKED at Emperor not bowed to; 2009--Americans SHOCKED at Emperor overbowed to)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Thanks for your many posts and translations.

I notice the Japanese have no problem calling the PRC ‘communist China’.


32 posted on 11/20/2009 5:27:47 AM PST by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: AmericanInTokyo
Of course! Everything for Asia, and a neat dictatorship is so profitable.

The banking cartel gave him his talking points. They own him.

Funny how Barry's campaign promises to back Main St. and take on Wall St. fall to the designs of something above Wall Street known as the international banking cartel; or, by their wholly - owned domestic entity, the Federal Reserve Bank.

33 posted on 11/20/2009 6:26:03 AM PST by GWConservative (It's ten a.m. Do you know where your Congress-critter is?)
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To: castlegreyskull

I already added Poland. Yeah, Czech Republic. Actually, all the emergent democracies from the former Soviet bloc should be on the list.


34 posted on 11/20/2009 7:18:15 AM PST by bustinchops (Teddy ("The Hiccup") Kennedy - the original water-boarder)
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To: autumnraine

As one of those people a few years ago over whom those Taepodong missiles flew, I will tell you, “shaky” does not begin to describe how unsettling it was. We did not know if it was the start of a war. We did not know what was in those missiles. We wished Japan had a missile defense system in place. There were some loud idiots who feared having a missile defense would provoke a missile attack but that lack of logic didn’t prevail.

This brings up a strong point though. It shows just how important it is for the legislative branch to keep the executive branch in check. 2010 is so vital for our future.


35 posted on 11/20/2009 7:48:36 AM PST by ActrFshr
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To: bustinchops

don’t forget chicago... where people are starting to bubble up dead...

his ally, not necessarily the US’s ally.


36 posted on 11/20/2009 9:27:53 AM PST by teeman8r (i liked GWB... really, i did.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

37 posted on 11/22/2009 8:37:50 PM PST by Jake from AZ
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To: Jake from AZ

As I said, that is REALLY brilliant and funny!


38 posted on 11/22/2009 9:59:12 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (1945--Japanese SHOCKED at Emperor not bowed to; 2009--Americans SHOCKED at Emperor overbowed to)
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