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Japan says it may inhabit disputed islands
Associated Press ^ | Sep 10, 2013 12:38 PM EDT | Mari Yamaguchi

Posted on 09/10/2013 10:04:13 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Japan said Tuesday it is considering stationing government officials on disputed East China Sea islands to back its territorial claim. …

In Beijing, China’s Foreign Ministry warned that such a move would not be tolerated. …

Japan also summoned China’s ambassador in Tokyo on Tuesday to lodge a protest after eight Chinese coast guard vessels entered waters near the islands, called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China. …

(Excerpt) Read more at hosted.ap.org ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; Japan; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: china; diaoyu; dispute; japan; redchina; senkaku

1 posted on 09/10/2013 10:04:13 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Bring back the Greater East-Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere!


2 posted on 09/10/2013 10:05:04 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Olog-hai

Heavens knows I’m no Enlgish professor but I think what the headline should read: “Japan says it may populate (or settle) disputed islands”


3 posted on 09/10/2013 10:08:17 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

AP is obviously being allowed to debase the language. Perhaps in preparation for a heretofore unknown form of Newspeak?


4 posted on 09/10/2013 10:09:29 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Good thing the Japanese are mostly small. There ain't much room there..........

5 posted on 09/10/2013 10:10:07 AM PDT by Red Badger (It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong. .....Voltaire)
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To: dfwgator

We’ve always been at war with Eastasia, Winston.............


6 posted on 09/10/2013 10:11:19 AM PDT by Red Badger (It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong. .....Voltaire)
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To: Olog-hai

Put a coast guard / naval / early warning radar station on the furthest island and put a small military compound with loading dock. Do it quietly until the build is finished.

Stake the flag gentlemen.


7 posted on 09/10/2013 10:13:52 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: Olog-hai

Ruh-Roh!


8 posted on 09/10/2013 10:13:59 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Olog-hai

Or I could just be wrong.


9 posted on 09/10/2013 10:15:24 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: taxcontrol

“Put a coast guard / naval / early warning radar station on the furthest island and put a small military compound with loading dock. Do it quietly until the build is finished.”

I agree. They shouldn’t have said a word, simply acted. And, it should fortify the place with turrets and launchers that can be controlled from hidden bunkers or from a remote site. But occupy it first!


10 posted on 09/10/2013 10:18:25 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Olog-hai

yeah,
Not enough crappola going on in the world, let’s get Japan and the chi-coms going at each other and maybe the chi-coms going after Taiwan hot and heavy, and maybe Argentina and England again?
Yeah, maybe stir the pot in Africa and South America while obammy is at it?
Why not screw up the entire world, not just the good ole U.S.A. there obammy??


11 posted on 09/10/2013 10:19:47 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) ( Hey Rubio, eat pooh pal))
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To: Olog-hai

Japan should take note that these islands look disturbingly similar to Iwo Jima.


12 posted on 09/10/2013 10:21:46 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: Olog-hai

Not a problem, everyone now knows what to do: Barry will wet his pants and Putin will solve the dispute.


13 posted on 09/10/2013 10:25:00 AM PDT by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: Red Badger

I magnified the image of larger previouly uncharted island in the back and could make out some ship’s wreckage on the beach. Looks like a wooden cruise ship, possibly a tour boat. Can almost make out the name on the bow, looks like it says ‘Minnow’ or something. I should probably call Japanese Coasties and have it checked out.


14 posted on 09/10/2013 10:28:32 AM PDT by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: Olog-hai
"Japan said Tuesday it is considering stationing government officials on disputed East China Sea islands to back its territorial claim. …"

Oh, I was worried about loss of life at first. ;-)

15 posted on 09/10/2013 10:30:11 AM PDT by Average Al
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To: Olog-hai

16 posted on 09/10/2013 10:32:46 AM PDT by Gamecock (Many Atheists take the stand: "There is no God AND I hate Him.")
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To: Gen.Blather

That picture of that one island looked like a great place to:

- put a radar installation at the top of the rocky outcrop (flatten first)
- dig into the mountain for some bunkers,
- build the barraks and a helo pad on the flat area,
- build out a dock to allow resupply

In short, make it a maritime coast guard monitor and rescue opertion.


17 posted on 09/10/2013 10:33:36 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: Jeff Head

Ping.


18 posted on 09/10/2013 10:35:13 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Olog-hai

I have one basic reaction, F the Chicoms. Japan needs to rearm and get some nukes to pull this off.


19 posted on 09/10/2013 10:41:18 AM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Made In The USA

I just bought a DVD collection of ALL the Gilligan’s Island seasons!

The first DVD had an unreleased version of the original pilot episode.

They had Gilligan and Skipper, of course, and the Howells, but the Professor was a much younger man AND his wife! And a ‘secretary’ instead of Ginger and Mary Ann................


20 posted on 09/10/2013 11:07:01 AM PDT by Red Badger (It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong. .....Voltaire)
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To: Olog-hai

They should give one island to the Chinese and put military stuff on the others. Before long, there would be a Chinese restaurant on that other island where they could go to get take-out prior to a mission.


21 posted on 09/10/2013 11:10:06 AM PDT by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: Red Badger

Mini golf only...


22 posted on 09/10/2013 11:41:57 AM PDT by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: Gen.Blather

The Qing signed away the islands in 1895 and the Treaty of San Francisco did nothing to change that, they were even administered by the US like many other Japanese islands. China didn’t even care about them until someone discovered there might be oil in the area.


23 posted on 09/10/2013 11:58:36 AM PDT by Raymann
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To: Olog-hai
China's navy is doubling in size every 5 years thanks to all the Chinese made iPhones we buy.Japan may send people to live on these islands but the moment China becomes convinced that there are major oil fields in the area those people will be removed...or killed.

Count on it.

24 posted on 09/10/2013 2:24:08 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama Had A City It Would Look Like Detroit)
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To: Gay State Conservative

I’ve never bought an iPhone. No plans to either.


25 posted on 09/10/2013 2:27:04 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Red Badger

I just bought a DVD collection of ALL the Gilligan’s Island seasons!

The first DVD had an unreleased version of the original pilot episode.

They had Gilligan and Skipper, of course, and the Howells, but the Professor was a much younger man AND his wife! And a ‘secretary’ instead of Ginger and Mary Ann................


Great stuff - in that pre-Netflix pre-YouTube world if you missed the first episode you were sunk (no pun intended).


26 posted on 09/10/2013 2:30:19 PM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Red Badger

We just stumbled on re-runs being available! It’s great to be able to watch a show on TV and be entertained without having to worry about the content being in any way unsuitable.


27 posted on 09/10/2013 2:51:45 PM PDT by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: dfwgator

Bring back the Greater East-Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere!
...........
This is what the chinese want to do.


28 posted on 09/10/2013 7:07:24 PM PDT by ckilmer
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