Skip to comments.Wave of ‘dangerous’ nationalism sweeps Japan-(tora tora tora)
Posted on 08/28/2006 3:18:10 PM PDT by Flavius
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US: You nuke us, who will hold the Japanese back next time?
Me thinks the same. Let Japan take care of their own History on their own. We do not need to baby sit Japan anymore and/or impose our own views upon them.
They are a very proud nation, rich History and perfectly capable to right the wrongs in their past.
We should leave Japan completely, for they are fully capable to protect themselves.
We should release them out of the contract drafted and signed in 1945 when the war ended, and let the Japanese decide their own fate on their own, the way they see fit.
There's a difference between nationalism and extremism...I don't see a problem with having pride in your nation, and honoring those who gave their lives in your country's wars. Let's not blame the masses for the sins of the few.
Don't know about leaving them alone...mutual-defense pact would be fine with me. Let them take primary responsibility for their defense, keep our basing rights for the carrier group, move the Marines from Okinawa to Guam, agree we'll help each other in an emergency.
And more directly, some of it is a direct result of having a frizzy-haired punk whose country has absolutely nothing but misery to offer either the world or its own citizens, loft missiles their direction and on one occasion over their territory. It'd tick me off too.
First, the French do not have a seven thousand year old history of unified spirituality. The Romans conquered a variety of primitive tribes holding forth a variety of earth gods. Only when Christianity flowed through the communication systems of the Roman Empire was there any sort of consistent spirituality. Into the Middle Ages there was really no nation of France even though the Pope about 900 AD blessed one faction . An area was colored the same on a map long before the age of tribal warfare ended. We called the contending factions ducies, principalities, etc. Second, I stand by my comment which says Japan will move to re-establish its national independence. It is a severe stretch on your part to say I implyed Japan would contemplate an attack on both countries. Again they have a millenial perspective on there position of dominance.
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