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Pentagon's chief weapons buyer builds Japan relationship

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By Tim Kelly

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Why do they call it "defense?"

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MacArthur must be rolling in his grave!

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globalwatcher,

Hope you lock your door before going to bed.

You know, more often than not, I forget.

Mind you, I'm not giving you my address.

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Michael CraigAug. 02, 2013 - 10:40AM JST MacArthur must be rolling in his grave!

Why should he? He created what is today's Japan Self Defense Forces.

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BertieWooster@ They call it "defence" to ligitimise the illigitimate.

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US war mongers and profiteers must be salivating at the thought of huge profits if Japan repeals it's pacifist constitution.

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Whooooo, pigs at the trough

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bannedacctsamAug. 02, 2013 - 01:19PM JST US war mongers and profiteers must be salivating at the thought of huge profits if Japan repeals it's pacifist >constitution.

US manufacturers have always made good money from Japan with it's current pacifist constitution. They will be able to make more not from Japan but from other nations as they will now be ale to jointly develop weaponry with Japan.

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This is a slippery slope. Once Japan allows one questionable practice it opens the door to other questionable actions.

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@OssanAmerica

Don't get it twisted - the US military industrial complex is looking to seeking increase sales in the Asian Pacific region.

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bannedacctsamAug. 04, 2013 - 02:01AM JST @OssanAmerica Don't get it twisted - the US military industrial complex is looking to seeking increase sales in the Asian Pacific region.

Please read before posting. That's exactly what I said.

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Maybe he is thinking Mitsubishi and Hitachi will be able to replace Boeing very soon?

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