Skip to comments.Japan orders military to strike any new North Korea missile launches
Posted on 04/04/2014 9:06:22 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey
Japan has ordered a destroyer in the Sea of Japan to strike any ballistic missiles that may be launched by North Korea in the coming weeks after Pyongyang fired a Rodong medium-range missile over the sea, a government source said on Saturday.
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A little redundant, but is that legal in international waters?
Too bad they could not reroute them to china.
You see the paradox there.
Message to Obama, this is how not to look like a giant walking p#@$y. Even though I know you hate America, I still need you to not look and act like a b%$#h.
How could it be illegal, according to whose laws?
Would that be enforced by the UN, or exactly who?
We are still obeying laws?
Yes, I know it is unenforceable. I was just wondering if, in theory, it was legal or not.
Your move, Fat Boy.
Why would any Asian nation in their right minds go about antagonizing the Japanese, considering the long history of Japan completely conquering the crap out of all of East Asia on one fell swoop.
I’ve heard the humorous adage “Never Fight A Land War In Asia” repeated, but that rule of warfare doesn’t apply to Japan.
The USA finally defeated the Japanese, but we did it yard by blood-soaked yard with flamethrowers at a terrible cost in human lives and ultimately had to produce an appallingly expensive secret weapon to vaporize their cities and end the war rather than launching an attack on the Japanese homeland. As a result of inventing this terrible weapon our world has never been the same since.
God’s sakes, Asia. Stop poking at the Japanese. They’re at least 300 years into the future compared to the rest of you twits. Every Asian attempt to conquer Japan has failed miserably, yet Japan has enslaved all of Asia three or four times already with little more than steely determination and sharp knives.
If Buddha wanted you to defeat Japan, he’d have blessed you dumbasses with a miracle. Knock it off already and get over it.
Now that everybody else has the same haircut, it may be harder to keep tabs on him, other than that he is the one giving his relatives grief.
To bad we won't give them another ‘Fat Boy’ to drop on Fat Boy with the following message. That's not an A-bomb, this is an A-bomb.’
(Reference Avery Brooks in Spencer For Hire.)
If it is unenforceable, then for all intents and purposes, it is legal.
A law that is not capable of being enforced is not a law. It is a joke.
This is the better way to do it. To do it correctly.
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“Japan Eyes Cruise Missiles to Attack N.Korea
Feb. 22, 2014
Tokyo is eyeing the development of cruise missiles to launch pre-emptive strikes on North Korean missile bases, the Sankei Shimbun reported Wednesday.
The daily said the Japanese government is likely to put a clause paving the way for such missiles into a revised 10-year defense plan at the end of this year.
Takeshi Iwaya, a lawmaker who heads a security committee in the ruling Democratic Liberal Party, told party members Tuesday, “Japan relies on the U.S. for the capability to hit enemy bases. Whether Japan can acquire part of that capability will be a major point in the defense plan.”
Earlier, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the Diet that Japan needs to “consider acquiring the means to hit enemy bases in accordance with the changing international political situation.”
At present, Japan’s pacifist postwar Constitution prohibits it from acquiring pre-emptive attack weapons. In 2004, Tokyo considered developing a cruise missile with a range of 300 km but scrapped the plan due to mounting public concern that they would violate the non-aggression principles.
In 2009, the DLP looked at buying cruise missiles but the plan was shelved when it lost the general election.
But amid a general lurch to the right, Abe recently said striking North Korean missile bases could be considered “self defense” if there are no other ways to deal with such threats.
North Korea is estimated to have 150 to 200 Rodong missiles with a range of 1,300 km. A DLP official told the Sankei Shimbun, “There are concerns that it is not easy to deliver preemptive strikes on specific targets, since North Korea has mobile missiles, but cruise missiles could be used to attack key facilities of the regime.” -snip-
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