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Japan backs U.S. operations in South China Sea

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Japan backs U.S. operations in South China Sea

Really? Wow, such a surprise!

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Surprise...no country on the planet supports China on this issue.

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Is America serious about this? It may only be a gesture. We are not expecting much from Obama's America.

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No surprise at all! as expected when the __ shout jump___will do as expected.

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Really? Wow, such a surprise!

Nope, not much a surprise when you consider 83% of Japan’s crude oil imports come from the Middle East and must transit through the South China Sea to reach the country. It's easy see this is one of the many political, military and economic advantages the Chinese assess they would incur as they move forward in controlling these valuable sea lanes of communication.

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Nope, not surprising. You never disagree with your boss. I'm just wondering, next time, how high America wants Japan to jump.

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A fading America shouts from the 20th century for a share in The South China seas Oil Basin. My question: Would China support a share of this regional national resource with Japan before they would allow it to be shipped to the U.S.A.? China recognizes the situation and wants a cut! even shit disturbs in the Iraqi oil Basin situation? http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/621191/Time-to-ACT-China-launches-WAR-on-ISIS-after-they-claim-to-have-executed-Chinese-hostage Have world's geostrategies shifted by the pressure of the Chinese growth in the past thirty years? WWII long over now? What does Japan really owe to the U.S.a. in this new paradigm?

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Of course it does. Without the US here and doing this kind of thing, Japan already WOULD be China.

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"What does Japan really owe to the U.S.a. in this new paradigm?"

60+ plus years of economic growth,stability and peace.

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China show the way if there any more suitable places in South China sea is Japan turn to start building Islands.

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Frankly I didn't see any others concerned about south china sea issue except JP & the US in APEC and all other major meetings.........

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Really our Japanese government is stating that Japan has no plans to send its own maritime forces to support the operation. Pease maybe at the current time but does not say Japan will sit idly by either. What I find rather remarkable is the support from many of my foreign friends in Japan who support a show of force by Japan to China is the right thing to do.

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If the US Administration is NOT backing up Japan and the rest of Asia as it has been in the past, it's only security will be to join with others with a similar objective. Given the worldwide conflicts not being policed or controlled by the USA as in the past, this is but a minor involvement. The current involvement will give the time to not only Japan but the rest of the threatened Asian nations to prepare a meaningful coordinated and cooperative environment for the security of the entire area without any one nation at risk of being threatened by such countries like China and Russia.

It may be a meaningful thing for all involved, as all nations, all people are finally given the time to take responsibility to secure and protect themselves after WWII. These nations are now somewhat economically strong enough to "afford" their own security and defense.

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@kazetsukai

without any one nation at risk of being threatened by such countries like China and Russia.

What a nonsense you are talking about!

An American says somewhere:

(Quote begins) We killed Gaddafi in Libya because he supported Russia in international relations. We produced the failed state and jihadist mayhem that now exists there; we destroyed Libya and now the refugees from there are flooding into Europe, along with the refugees from our attacks to bring down Assad in Syria.

We overthrew (via a bloody coup and no ‘democratic revolution’ such as the West lies to assert) Yanukovych in Ukraine allegedly because he turned down the EU’s offer to Ukraine after learning that the price-tag for Ukrainians would be $160 billion if Ukraine were to comply with the EU’s demands. But the U.S. was already organizing the coup against him starting a year before the coup, and nine months before Yanukovych turned down the EU’s offer.

We are trying to overthrow Assad in Syria because he supports Russia in international relations.

This isn’t bullying?

This is ‘democracy’?

This is dictatorship: totalitarianism in the West, against Russia and any other nation that isn’t buckling to the U.S. aristocracy and its allied aristocracies in Europe, and (especially with the new bellicose nationalistic Abe government), also in Japan.

This is ugly. (Quote ends)

You better use the wind to fly to the right place to find the truth.

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My comment was ironic.

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Back means watch the USA!! It's like going to a BYOBP but not bringing your own beer just show up!!

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An American says somewhere:

I see you live in that twisted, Kremlin-inspired alternate reality where you can dream up a fictional conversation and then use that as proof for your fairly tale conspiracy theories. I have to ask, was that all just satire for our entertainment or do you really believe that stuff?

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We welcome Japan's involvement in ensuring "freedom of navigation" in the global commons. Soon, however, we won't need to worry about China interfering in the South China Sea, because no military can function without a sound economy. And China's economy is nearing bankruptcy.

China's credit growth is running at more than twice the rate of GDP growth. Yes, China is sinking into a quagmire of debt from which it cannot survive. Yes, the CCP can postpone the deflation of China's gigantic debt bubble...but only so long. And doing so costs the wealth of the nation, which is why the CCP is now essentially powerless to do anything. Yes, China is drowning in debt, having added $20-25 trillion simply to "keep up appearances" since the global financial crisis of 2008.

The only way a system that looks as bad as this could be kept running is by issuing more debt. But even that can’t keep China going forever. All that debt has been inflated to such extreme proportions that only deflation in now possible, along with a Japanese-style decades-long stagnation. The Japanese chose this avenue instead of a short-lived but financially wrenching depression which would have burned through household wealth and sovereign wealth. What will China do? Will it allow a massive depression lasting two or three years? Or will it choose a Japanese-style stagnation lasting two or three decades? The answer is that the CCP has chosen a Great Chinese Depression.

The current Chinese economic system is now imploding. There is no doubt about this, with deflation and deleveraging taking place at a phenomenal rate. But before all that is done to bare bones (with massive unemployment and tragic loss of household wealth), there can be no recovery for the Chinese people. Indeed, this current trend has a very long way to go down...so far down that you will have a very hard time recognizing China afterwards.

In the end of all this, the Yangtze People's Republic is born. The Yellow River Federation is established. The Pearl River Union is constituted. And all of the PRC's colonies are returned to independent status, these being: Tibet, East Turkestan, United Mongolia, Manchuria, Macau, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Long live these free nations within the PAX Americana!

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