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Pacific Rim: The Awakening of the Samurai Spirit in Japan

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Many have already noticed that the Middle and Middle East is gradually slipping into a state of “front” of a new world war, but the process is a long one, with operational pauses. At the same time with less noise, but certainly to the state of a regional war, which is capable of becoming part of a global conflict, there is the Asia-Pacific region. The Asia-Pacific region has already clearly identified serious faults that lead the region to war. This is a confrontation between the United States and China, as well as territorial conflicts, the most serious of which are between China and Japan, Russia and Japan, China and India, China and Taiwan. As well as the conflict over two groups of islands - the Spratly and Paracel, where the interests of six countries are involved: China, the Philippines, Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia and Brunei. The first three Asian countries are most active in this dispute. In addition, the planet was in a systemic crisis. The way out of it will be war and new political reality.


One of the main prerequisites for the future conflict lies in the growth of China. The rapid growth of China’s military and economic power, with its enormous demographic potential, causes well-founded fears among neighboring countries. In addition, the growth of Chinese welfare is directly related to economic expansion, the development of new markets and the receipt of external resources. Cessation of economic growth will lead to a huge social explosion that will destroy modern China. Accordingly, the further economic growth of China is a problem of Japan and the USA, which are losing their positions. And the internal socio-economic problems of the United States and Japan - this is another reason for the war.

Japan is the second largest hotbed of war. Internal problems force her to look for a way out of nationalist rhetoric and to return to the “samurai way”. The United States, gradually phasing out its military programs in Asia, is not going to completely withdraw from the Pacific Ocean zone, since they themselves are a Pacific power. Although they are trying to shift the main burden of the struggle against China to the allies - Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines. Involve the anti-Chinese union of Vietnam and India. They have the support of Australia and New Zealand, who do not want to face the hegemony of China in the APR in the future.

Thus, in the Asia-Pacific region there are several hotbeds of war, the fundamental contradictions between the powers, which will inevitably lead the region to a serious conflict that could develop into a global one with significant or partial attraction of the forces of the main planetary players.

Pacific Rim: The Awakening of the Samurai Spirit in Japan


US strategy

On the one hand, the USA is paying more and more attention to the APR, is strengthening its armed forces in the Pacific Ocean, and is forming an anti-Chinese coalition. On the other hand, the Americans leave the Pacific region with their worries and provoke him to an explosion. This is a long-term strategy of Washington: from the borders of Russia, Europe, China, India to Central Africa everything should be ablaze (Middle Eastern front). The second "front" is created in the Asia-Pacific region. It will not be a “classic” world war with millions of armies and permanent fronts, a new global conflict - it will be a chain of conflicts of local and regional importance, internal insurrections and uprisings involving external players. The old world is already crumbling. The United States at this time will try to make a breakthrough in the future, move to a new technological order. This is the script of the "patriots".

In addition, in the US elite there is a powerful group of "cosmopolitans". They have another scenario - the decline of the "signage of capitalism", a sharp decrease in the standard of living of the overwhelming majority of Americans. The loss of superpower status and the transfer of the United States to a group of regional powers. In the catastrophic process - civil war, the collapse of the United States. However, in this scenario, the APR is unlikely to avoid war. If the US loses the role of a leading power, the redistribution of the American sphere of influence will begin. The Pacific region will change radically.

The scenario of “patriots” prevails so far, although lately the information attack on the USA has sharply increased. The United States is "jammed" in all directions: from films where North Korean special forces storming the White House (pumping the destruction matrix of the USA) to the last hysteria with "wiretapping" and revelations of Snowden. Although it is obvious to all normal people that all the intelligence services of the world have always collected information about the powerful, as well as the citizens of interest to them, followed other states. This is a common thing.

The Americans deliberately intensify regional contradictions in the APR. North Korea is constantly provoked by military exercises. Japan is supported in militarization. All countries in the region are engaged in an arms race, the United States helps them in this and earns a lot of money. In the Pacific, the United States is trying to leave the front line and transfer the role of China’s main opponents to other states. And Japan plays a key role here. In terms of its economic and military potential, which, if necessary, can be dramatically increased, the hidden fighting spirit, Japan is an ideal candidate to challenge China. At the same time, the United States is encouraging the militarization of South Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines and India.

Japan: Revision of the results of the Second World War, military buildup and challenge to China

Long-term economic stagnation in Japan - the entire period of the 1990s and 2000s - is called lost decades or lost years. In recent years, radical changes have also not occurred. This raised the question of the future of Japan before the Japanese government. The Japanese monarchy is in a conceptual impasse. Following the United States allowed Japan to become one of the leading economic powers on the planet, but this course is clearly close to exhaustion. Japan needs to find itself in a future world where the United States will lose the role of a superpower, and China will claim to be a leader in the Asia-Pacific region, with all the consequences for the Japanese. And the fact that in the Middle Kingdom the Japanese obviously do not like is obvious even in Chinese films with historical bias: the main enemies in them are the "white barbarians" and the "Japanese occupiers." Obviously, Tokyo is not happy with the prospect of staying alone with Beijing. In recent years, Japan’s new course has been clearly traced: the rise of nationalism; revision of the results of the Second World War; the growth of military capabilities, primarily offensive, under the pretext of a threat from the DPRK and the PRC; aggravation of the conflict with China over the Senkaku (Diaoyu) islands in the East China Sea; building an anti-Chinese coalition involving India; taking advantage of the still available US capabilities for the growth of defense power.

October 27 2013, the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, visited the base of self-defense forces (as the sun calls in Japan) Camp Asaka in Tokyo suburb, where the head of government watched the annual military parade and made a statement. The head of the Japanese government said that self-defense forces should be ready to play a more active role in protecting the country, and the government is exploring the possibility of amending the constitution to increase its defensive capabilities. “The security situation around Japan is becoming more serious. Self-defense forces must abandon the idea that the exercise alone is sufficient and that the existence of self-defense forces alone is a deterrent, ”said Shinzo Abe. The prime minister also said that Tokyo would never allow changing the status quo around the Senkaku Islands (Diaoyu), which China claims. On Saturday, China warned Japan that Tokyo should not underestimate Beijing’s determination to protect itself. “If Japan does what it said and will, for example, shoot down planes, it will become a serious provocation, an act of war. In this case we will seriously answer. ”

This is not the first reason for the aggravation of relations between China and Japan. Over the past year, the Chinese guard ships are almost always in the waters of the Senkaku Islands (Diaoyu), which in the Middle Kingdom are considered to be originally Chinese territory. The conflict escalated in 2012, when the Japanese government decided to buy three of the five islands from a private owner. The Chinese government demanded that the decision be immediately annulled, a wave of anti-Japanese protests and pogroms swept across China. Japanese companies were forced to reduce their presence in China. And Chinese planes and ships began to regularly “troll” the Japanese. So, on October 27, Japanese fighters 2013 raised the alarm because of the flight of four Chinese aircraft between the islands of Okinawa and Miyakojima. October 28 Chinese patrol ships entered the waters of the disputed islands, the Japanese ships demanded that the Chinese leave the area. The Japanese Foreign Ministry expressed another protest. It should be noted that Beijing not only demands the return of the Senkaku Islands, but also teaches the population to believe that Okinawa Island was under the control of China. The official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party, Renmin Ribao, has already published an article stating that China claims the Ryukyu archipelago (it includes Okinawa Island). “The time has come to consider the unresolved problems associated with the Ryukyu,” the article says, which also cites statements from the end of the Second World War, where Japan is ordered to return the Chinese territories. The Japanese government responded to this article with an official diplomatic protest.

The Japanese government plans to respond to this threat by changing the 9th article of the constitution, which says about Japan's renunciation of war as a way to solve international problems. This article of the Constitution prohibits the Self-Defense Forces from operating outside of Japanese land. Formally, in spite of a rather serious power, Self-Defense Forces are a special type of police force. Although in 2007, the Japanese National Defense Administration (UNO) was already officially transformed into a ministry. Japan, with the patronage of the United States and NATO, already violated article 9 when its units played a supporting role in the Iraqi and Afghan campaigns. The restriction did not prevent Japan from building modern and powerful armed forces, possessing fleet, the core of which are two helicopter carriers, almost five dozen destroyers and frigates, 18 submarines. Japan ranks fifth to sixth in the world in terms of defense spending, annually allocating up to 44 billion dollars for military needs.

However, it is time to get rid of formality. As long as the 9 article of the constitution is in force, Japanese troops cannot legally be used outside of Japan, their offensive potential cannot be developed, intercontinental missiles and strategic bombers can be produced. After the Liberal Democratic Party came to power in December 2012, a draft large-scale reform of the armed forces was approved. Military reform provides for the further development of a national missile defense system, the creation of a marine corps and the empowerment of the army to attack the enemy bases. A symbolic gesture should be the renaming of Japan’s self-defense forces into an army of national defense. Thus, Japan must review the outcome of the Second World War.

Currently, the constitutional revision employs a legislative bureau - a special legal body established under the Japanese government. It is headed by Ichiro Komatsu, a former ambassador to France and a supporter of the revision of the constitution. Given the fact that the United States, which has its troops in Japan and was the guarantor of the outcome of the Second World War, does not express any concern about Japanese actions, it is clear that this step has long been agreed between Washington and Tokyo. Peaceful Japan is no longer needed by the United States. Need a "samurai" that will stop China.

The United States itself is withdrawing troops from a future forward. In early October, talks were held in Japan by US Secretary of State John Kerry and Pentagon chief Chuck Hagle with Japanese colleagues. The Americans are taking 9 ths. Marines from their base in Okinawa, but they do not take them out of the ATP at all - some marines will be transferred to Guam, the other - to the Northern Mariana Islands (second line of defense against China). At the same time, the Americans are increasing the offensive potential of the Japanese Armed Forces.

X-NUMX of American MV-12 Osprey amphibious transport convertible planes have already been deployed in Okinawa, which are intended for the rapid transfer of amphibious forces. Japan plans to buy convertible planes for its Armed Forces - in order to increase the amphibious capabilities of the Japanese troops. Beijing has already expressed concern about this move by Tokyo, announcing preparations for an attack on Chinese territories. In the near future, the US will double the number of convertoplanes in Japan. Considering the gradual withdrawal of American forces from Japan, the entire military infrastructure of the US Marine Corps bases and convertible gliders will apparently get to the Japanese military. We must not forget that the strengthening of the amphibious capabilities of Japan was directed not only against China, but also against Russia: Tokyo did not refuse its claims to the Southern Kuriles.

The Americans are increasing the capabilities of the Japanese in the field of intelligence: the strategic unmanned reconnaissance aircraft RQ-4 Global Hawk will be transferred to Japan, and in the future the naval modification of this UAV - MQ-4C Triton. Boeing P-8A Poseidon anti-submarine patrol aircraft will also be based on Japanese territory, which can be used not only for reconnaissance, but also for attacking sea and underwater targets (free-fall and corrected bombs, torpedoes, depth bombs and anti-ship missiles). In addition, the United States and Japan are working together on one of the most advanced methods of warfare - “cyber-weapons”. In Japan, created a joint US-Japanese cyber squad. This increases Japan’s cyber attack capabilities on government information infrastructure, information and financial structures of potential adversaries.

The Japanese themselves are planning to upgrade four E-767 long-range radar detection and control aircraft. These aircraft are part of the Japanese missile defense system, which is part of the global US missile defense system, directed against Russia and China. Japan joined the work on creating a joint missile defense system with the Americans back in 1998. Officially, this missile defense system was created to counter the threat from the DPRK. In 2007, Japan, the United States and Australia entered into a military alliance, which should lead to the creation of a joint missile defense system in the Pacific basin. Currently, South Korea is also attracted to this alliance. In Japan, the forward-deployed radar FBX-T on the island of Honshu has already been deployed. It was decided to deploy the second radar. The Japanese themselves have a fairly good ballistic target detection system: 12 early warning stations. Japan has a family of J / FPS-3 stations, which work as a means of controlling aerospace, and five more advanced J / FPS-5, they are capable of detecting ballistic missile launches at long range and accompanying them with the delivery of target indications. Almost all of them are directed against Russia. Means of destruction of the Japanese missile defense system consist of the ground part - the "Patriots" and the sea - destroyers of the type "Congo" (they are analogous to the American destroyers of the type "Arly Burke").

Japan pays great attention to building up combat capabilities in other areas. So, in 2014, they plan to test the first flight model of the fifth-generation advanced fighter ATD-X Shinshin. The assembly of the first flight pattern began in the 2012 year. The development of the aircraft involved the Japanese companies Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Fuji Heavy Industries and Kawasaki Heavy Industries. Engines are developed by Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries. In 2012, Japan entered into a contract with Lockheed Martin, a US company, to supply the first four F-35A Lightning II fighter jets. In total, the Japanese government plans to buy 42 new aircraft from the USA.

In August, the largest military ship built in the post-war years in Japanese shipyards was launched on the 2013 year - a squadron-carrying ship of the Izumo type with a full displacement of 27 thousand tons and a length of almost 250 meters. In fact, this is a modern large helicopter carrier (air group - 14 helicopters), capable of performing the role of a light aircraft carrier. IHI Marine United has a contract to build a second ship of the same type. This is the third helicopter carrier in the Japanese Navy. In 2009 and 2011 The Japanese military received two Hyuga helicopter carriers with a full displacement of 18 thousand tons and a length of about 200 meters. Helicopter carriers can carry an air group up to 11 helicopters. These ships can also be used as light aircraft carriers. They can be based aircraft with vertical and short takeoff and landing. In addition, with additional equipment - a nose ramp, it will be possible to increase the combat load of the aircraft. With the introduction of new helicopter carriers into the fleet, Japan received opportunities for conducting full-fledged amphibious operations.


Helicopter "Izumo".

Japan has the ability to create their own ballistic missiles. The Japanese Defense Ministry is already considering this issue. The deployment of missiles is planned on the southernmost Japanese island of Okinawa, according to Japanese experts, this will allow repelling a possible Chinese invasion of the Senkaku Islands. Ballistic missiles would take about 500 minutes to cover the distance of 5 kilometers, which would prevent attempts to land an enemy landing on the approaches to the islands. It is hardly possible to exclude the fact that under certain military-political conditions the Japanese state can become the owner of the nuclear weapons. All you need is a political decision. According to experts, given the high scientific and technical level of Japan, there is no doubt that nuclear weapons can be created there in a short time, measured in months. In January, 1994, the executive director of the Japan Atomic Forum, Kdzuhisa Mori, said that Japan has the scientific and industrial potential that is needed to build nuclear weapons. Japan is ready to carry out a full technological cycle: the development of the raw material base - scientific and experimental work - the accumulation of weapons-grade fissile material - the creation of an explosive device - the conduct of its tests - the creation of delivery vehicles - the creation of nuclear weapons. In February, leading Japanese independent military experts H. Maed and H. Fudzia, 1994, confirmed the findings of the British Ministry of Defense on the possibility of Japan developing nuclear weapons in a short time. Taking into account developments in the space field, Japan will not have any strong problems in the field of delivery vehicles.

One can only speculate on the consequences of Japan’s return to the status of a military power. After all, if the Japanese government does not plan hostilities outside of Japan, then there is no point in changing the old constitution. Apparently, Tokyo knows that the war will be and is consciously preparing for it. Japan has territorial disputes with Russia, Korea and China, and a desire to reconsider the results of the Second World War. A symbol of the fact that the Japanese elite does not agree with their results is a visit by Japanese officials (privately) to the Yasukuni Shinto temple. This temple is dedicated to the souls of the dead warriors who died for Japan and the emperor (among them there are war criminals). Despite protests from the neighbors, this year the head of the government, Shinzo Abe, made a ritual offering to the temple, the sanctuary was also visited by Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso and two other cabinet ministers. The indirect sign of the samurai spirit of Japan, which is still alive, serves the words of the Minister of Finance Taro Aso in July of this year, saying that Japan should "take an example from the Nazi party that changed the constitution before anyone realized what was going on." Of course, the minister later apologized for his words. But, the conclusion from them is unequivocal - part of the Japanese political elite is ready for war.

The current global systemic crisis in Tokyo is seen as an opportunity to take revenge for defeat. How far will Japan go this way? One can only speculate on this score. Perhaps in the long run, we will see Pearl Harbor-2 ...

P.S. Interesting images gives us a western cinema. In the film "The Pacific Frontier," the planet is being invaded by giant monsters - kaiju, which appear in the Pacific Ocean. Kaiju is a Japanese word meaning "strange beast" ("monster"). The slogan of the film: "To fight monsters, we created monsters." Anglo-Saxons, the United States created the Japanese monster to fight with Russia and China in the late XIX - early XX centuries. and it was successfully used in the Russo-Japanese War 1904-1905, in the First and Second World Wars for the dismemberment and occupation of China. Another image: the fighting machines of the Chinese and Russians (the Kaidanov couple) are killed in the battle with Kaiju, and the Americans remain in reserve and eventually win. Such films are a kind of programming, matrix-egregorial control. Another interesting deep-seated image - kaiju - is artificially derived clones, which are created by a race of beings who seek to colonize our planet. And people for them - just parasites. Direct reference to the "owners" of Western civilization, who dream of reducing the size of the earth to a "diamond" million owners and several million "talking tools", to correct the ecology of the planet in order to live comfortably.

To be continued ...
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  1. Alikovo
    Alikovo 31 October 2013 08: 45 New
    18
    population growth and armament of the Far East is the guarantee of the security of the Far East.
    1. mirag2
      mirag2 31 October 2013 08: 52 New
      +9
      Lord comrades!
      Well, after all, Japan cannot do otherwise.
      After all, what is happening?
      The DPRK has nuclear weapons, and the United States does not teach their democracy.
      South Korea is arming itself (although it is against the DPRK, not Japan, but still, there is only one region).
      The USA declares the Pacific Ocean region almost a priority.
      China is gaining strength (and to China, as it is, what to present to the Japanese for their atrocities in the past) - I doubt that the PRC would forgive them.
      And then Russia also decided to "fly" on their waters (and it’s also friends with the PRC).
      By the way, flights near Japan, rather China, are needed than we are.
      So that we him (strained the Japanese) -they are us (Syria).
      1. Corsair
        Corsair 31 October 2013 12: 41 New
        +6
        Quote: mirag2
        So that we him (strained the Japanese) -they are us (Syria).

        Relationships are not visible ANY.
        Just Western "partners" do not know how to coexist with alternative power in the framework of mutual respect and respect for interests.
        The USA and its minions are chronically incapable of perceiving someone as an equal partner ...
      2. Onyx
        Onyx 31 October 2013 18: 46 New
        +3
        Quote: mirag2
        And here also Russia decided to “fly” on their waters

        Above their waters? Since when have neutral waters become "their waters"?
        Quote: mirag2
        By the way, flights near Japan, rather China, are needed than we are.

        We also need them, otherwise someone claims to the Russian Kuril Islands
    2. Valery Neonov
      Valery Neonov 31 October 2013 08: 56 New
      +4
      So it certainly is, but how to increase the population .... So far, the Far East is a train station of departure.
      1. mirag2
        mirag2 31 October 2013 10: 20 New
        +2
        Just (15 minutes ago) I read an article in FORBS about how often and quickly forecasts become outdated - that the UN population forecast predicted a population decline in Russia of 500 people a year, and after 000 this decrease should increase, and in On the contrary, in Russia, in 2015, the population growth amounted to 2012 people, and in 5 even more (how many are not said, obviously due to the fact that the year 000 has not yet ended).
        1. Drosselmeyer
          Drosselmeyer 31 October 2013 14: 56 New
          +1
          An increase of five thousand is about nothing. As part of the stat error. Remove from this "growth" the birth rate of the Caucasian peoples and it will be minus the population. Let's see what will happen after the winter with the population of the places flooded by Amur. Many, having received compensation, will leave.
          1. bolonenkov
            bolonenkov 31 October 2013 16: 38 New
            +4
            The highest birth rate in the Republic of Tuva, a positive coefficient is recorded in half of the regions of the Russian Federation, liberal myths may still exist in Ukraine, but in Russia smart people have not believed in them for a long time, only hamsters and stubborn ones.
        2. carbofo
          carbofo 31 October 2013 15: 51 New
          +4
          Quote: mirag2
          and in Russia, on the contrary, in 2012 the population growth amounted to 5 people

          The man of whom?, Russian? , I don’t have such confidence, ours just do not very much advocate for the birth rate, of course better than it was, but baby-boom is not observed.
          But peoples who traditionally breed like rabbits, sensing loot, began to do what they love.
          I see something like this.
          1. bolonenkov
            bolonenkov 31 October 2013 16: 40 New
            +3
            There is a bonus for parents with many children, you can look at the list and find there the names of non-Slavic nationalities ... there will be very few ...
            1. carbofo
              carbofo 1 November 2013 10: 48 New
              +2
              Quote: bolonenkov
              surnames of non-Slavic nationalities ... there will be very few ...

              Well, suppose that the largest families of ours are about record holders, but on average ours give birth less.
              Moreover, we don’t know what kind of face Ivanov Ivan Ivanovich has !? Maybe there are only Russian names and faces are not ours at all!
              1. vedmeddd
                vedmeddd 13 November 2013 13: 35 New
                0
                If this erysipelas took the Russian name, then perhaps this erysipelas actually considers itself Russian! Russian is not about genes, but about worldview! In Tsarist Russia there was the term "Russian foreigner", that is, Russian is not by birth, but in fact! Although, I agree, often these faces take Russian names because of some kind of selfish interest!
    3. Sirozha
      Sirozha 31 October 2013 13: 10 New
      0
      And do you have many friends who voluntarily go there to increase the population?
      1. Rakti-kali
        Rakti-kali 31 October 2013 15: 01 New
        0
        Quote: Sirozha
        And do you have many friends who voluntarily go there to increase the population?

        I know at least two. They are going to travel this year from the fertile south to the Far East.
    4. cdrt
      cdrt 31 October 2013 14: 04 New
      +1
      Quote: Alikovo
      population growth and armament of the Far East is the guarantee of the security of the Far East.


      Thanks, Cap.
    5. karal
      karal 31 October 2013 18: 40 New
      0
      not weapons, but the industrial development of the Far East. There are so many weapons, but people are not interested in living there, because the economy is weak and housing is very expensive.
    6. Megatron
      Megatron 1 November 2013 07: 15 New
      0


      Racing tanks raced the wind, advancing formidable armor, and samurai flew to the ground, under the pressure of steel and fire!
  2. Aubert
    Aubert 31 October 2013 08: 56 New
    +6
    "And at that time Xi Jinping crossed the border" (c)
  3. makarov
    makarov 31 October 2013 09: 04 New
    +5
    There is a "silent war" for resources. And alas, all over the world, a complete analysis of what is happening is simply not carried out .......
    1. sscha
      sscha 31 October 2013 09: 41 New
      +1
      All the "diplomacy" of the Yankees and Saxons after the "Doomsday War" is aimed at providing themselves and only themselves, their loved ones, with guaranteed access to world energy resources. hi
  4. Valery Neonov
    Valery Neonov 31 October 2013 09: 05 New
    +3
    Moreover, the decision to simplify the entry of the Japanese into Russia is not clear, as they will come to the Kuril Islands and Sakhalin, “knock” them out of there.
    "On October 30, the agreements between the governments of Russia and Japan on simplifying the procedure for issuing visas officially entered into force. Now, a number of categories of citizens of the two states will be able to receive single-entry visas for up to three months or multiple for a period of up to three years. However, multivisa is provided only if previously a person has already received three months.

    The agreement applies to businessmen, artists, athletes participating in international competitions, media workers, participants in official exchanges, as well as spouses in mixed marriages and their children under the age of 21. "
    request

    see http: //izvestia.ru/news/559771
    1. vedmeddd
      vedmeddd 13 November 2013 13: 41 New
      0
      Well, all the elite will be lured to us and left as hostages!))))
  5. aszzz888
    aszzz888 31 October 2013 09: 12 New
    +2
    There is a need, as soon as possible to put on the "new rails" the entire CTOF, and to keep the Asia-Pacific region on a leash, the length of which we would like to establish.
  6. old rocket man
    old rocket man 31 October 2013 09: 17 New
    +4
    No words, just letters.
    The correct article, vaguely in my soul, it’s clear from everything, will have to fight our children and we must do everything to make it angry
    1. andrejwz
      andrejwz 31 October 2013 12: 01 New
      +2
      Quote: old rocket
      No words, just letters.
      The correct article, vaguely in my soul, it’s clear from everything, will have to fight our children and we must do everything to make it angry

      And to introduce (return) in school political information, so that Voroshis understand why.
    2. cdrt
      cdrt 31 October 2013 14: 07 New
      +2
      Quote: old rocket
      No words, just letters.
      The correct article, vaguely in my soul, it’s clear from everything, will have to fight our children and we must do everything to make it angry


      That's not sure what the children are.
      I personally had the feeling that in 2011, in my opinion, the thing was actually going to war.
      Tsunami prevented.
      So ... to us, children only if they are already of military age.
      1. old rocket man
        old rocket man 31 October 2013 21: 18 New
        0
        Quote: cdrt
        so ... to us children only if they are already of military age.

        I agree, it is likely that my children are just over forty request
    3. vedmeddd
      vedmeddd 13 November 2013 13: 44 New
      0
      Better we’ll fight, so that our children can live in peace!
  7. Peaceful military
    Peaceful military 31 October 2013 09: 26 New
    +3
    The whole world is a tangle of contradictions between everyone and everyone. The history of mankind began with the murder of a brother by a brother. Better not. So if you poke into these contradictions, then there will certainly be an explosion. Here and poke. For example, about the contradictions in the Asia-Pacific region, they were silent about some 30 years ago.
    1. Valery Neonov
      Valery Neonov 31 October 2013 09: 56 New
      +4
      So after all, the contradiction 30 years ago was one thing, or rather, the confrontation: USSR-USA ... hi
      1. Peaceful military
        Peaceful military 31 October 2013 10: 28 New
        +3
        Quote: Valery Neon
        So after all, the contradiction 30 years ago was one thing, or rather, the confrontation: USSR-USA ... hi

        Yes, but this only contradiction calmed down almost everyone else. hi
        1. samoletil18
          samoletil18 31 October 2013 23: 05 New
          +1
          Quote: Peaceful military
          Quote: Valery Neon
          So after all, the contradiction 30 years ago was one thing, or rather, the confrontation: USSR-USA ... hi

          Yes, but this only contradiction calmed down almost everyone else. hi

          Only the term "hot spots" arose in those years. The USSR had a less substantial Navy and merchant fleet, aviation capabilities grew in the postwar years, and the peripheral strategy became a good way to classify external threats from its own borders. As the fleet and our aviation were cut, the world rained down. It remains to fix the nuclear triad and we are finished.
  8. Alexei
    Alexei 31 October 2013 09: 55 New
    +2
    Well what can I say? BANZAI! soldier
  9. Ihrek
    Ihrek 31 October 2013 10: 00 New
    +4
    Japan is a very aggressive state, you can expect anything from them that they have repeatedly proved in their history. We need to be prepared for this fully armed.
  10. svp67
    svp67 31 October 2013 10: 00 New
    +4
    Peaceful Japan is no longer needed by the United States. Need a "samurai" that will stop China.
    And before the Soviet Union they did not have to stop? Yes, and more accurately it will probably be as the main task for Japan to contain China.
  11. Standard Oil
    Standard Oil 31 October 2013 10: 05 New
    +3
    But they have one more Yamomoto? In general, we in the Far East are in an even worse situation than the Russian Empire and the USSR combined.
  12. Migari
    Migari 31 October 2013 10: 25 New
    0
    They have no chance, we have a good bit, a nuclear triad, and since our army is gaining its strength by modernizing, everything will be fine, the dog barks and the caravan goes on.
    1. Peaceful military
      Peaceful military 31 October 2013 10: 35 New
      +7
      Quote: Migari
      They have no chance, we have a good bit, a nuclear triad, and since our army is gaining its strength by modernizing, everything will be fine, the dog barks and the caravan goes on.

      110 years ago, they already threw hats at the Japanese ... Cool ... Open your eyes ... The Russian army, unfortunately, is not gaining power and is not carrying out any modernization. All programs, unfortunately, failed, funding is slowly being phased out ... Liberasts and compradors strangled everything.
      Well, the use of nuclear weapons in one's own territory is insanity squared. hi
      1. Lopatov
        Lopatov 31 October 2013 10: 43 New
        +4
        Quote: Peaceful military
        Well, the use of nuclear weapons in one's own territory is insanity squared.

        Why in your own way? Do we have a range of ICBMs? Hiroshima will simply become the first city in history to use nuclear weapons twice. The Kure Naval Base is located just 20 km from the city center.
        1. Peaceful military
          Peaceful military 31 October 2013 11: 00 New
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          Quote: Spade
          Quote: Peaceful military
          Well, the use of nuclear weapons in one's own territory is insanity squared.

          Why in your own way? Do we have a range of ICBMs? Hiroshima will simply become the first city in history to use nuclear weapons twice. The Kure Naval Base is located just 20 km from the city center.

          It’s still too close to its territory, given the currents, etc. fishing in its area will become impossible, etc., etc.
          And the political resonance within the country is generally difficult to predict. So the use of nuclear weapons against Japan is a blow on its own.
          1. Lopatov
            Lopatov 31 October 2013 11: 31 New
            +4
            And we carefully, with charges of ten kilotons. To keep the ardor cool.
            1. Peaceful military
              Peaceful military 31 October 2013 12: 06 New
              +1
              Quote: Spade
              And we carefully, with charges of ten kilotons. To keep the ardor cool.

              Better jumping rockets wassat
              1. Lopatov
                Lopatov 31 October 2013 14: 11 New
                0
                Not yet created. There are only jumping mines and jumping grenades to the grenade launcher. Because you have to do with kilotons.
                1. Peaceful military
                  Peaceful military 31 October 2013 15: 21 New
                  +2
                  Quote: Spade
                  Not yet created. There are only jumping mines and jumping grenades to the grenade launcher. Because you have to do with kilotons.

                  A jumping missile (bomb) is a heavy gum that falls on enemy territory, then jumps over it for a long time wassat
                  We talked about this at the School. laughing
                2. Semurg
                  Semurg 31 October 2013 15: 51 New
                  0
                  Quote: Spade
                  Not yet created. There are only jumping mines and jumping grenades to the grenade launcher. Because you have to do with kilotons.

                  while there are US bases there, they probably will not use nuclear weapons.
                  1. Peaceful military
                    Peaceful military 31 October 2013 16: 44 New
                    +3
                    Quote: Semurg
                    Quote: Spade
                    Not yet created. There are only jumping mines and jumping grenades to the grenade launcher. Because you have to do with kilotons.

                    while there are US bases there, they probably will not use nuclear weapons.

                    In general, the top of stupidity in the case of Japan is to talk about the use of nuclear weapons. These cheers are patriots, give them free rein and send nuclear weapons to the Baltic states. fool
          2. cdrt
            cdrt 31 October 2013 14: 14 New
            +1
            Quote: Peaceful military
            Quote: Spade
            Quote: Peaceful military
            Well, the use of nuclear weapons in one's own territory is insanity squared.

            Why in your own way? Do we have a range of ICBMs? Hiroshima will simply become the first city in history to use nuclear weapons twice. The Kure Naval Base is located just 20 km from the city center.

            It’s still too close to its territory, given the currents, etc. fishing in its area will become impossible, etc., etc.
            And the political resonance within the country is generally difficult to predict. So the use of nuclear weapons against Japan is a blow on its own.


            And why fishing? This is not Kuzkina’s mother, but ordinary nuclear weapons. Infection is hundreds of times weaker than Chernobyl, Fukushima, and Tremelyl Island.
          3. 3935333
            3935333 31 October 2013 16: 55 New
            +1
            one must take into account not currents and resonance, but one's national interests! NF is a guarantee that samurai will never climb either in Russia or in China. They have the “practice” of the test site, and they no longer want to be rabbits (two more generations for sure!). And the fact that they are a very angry dog ​​named “Kaiju” - everyone understands this for a long time, as they also understand that the dog will soon have nothing to eat. (No oil, no gas, atomic energy - “ate” plenty! It remains only to become crazy "KAMIKADZE KAJU" bar under methamphetics on enemy ships!)
          4. Valery Neonov
            Valery Neonov 1 November 2013 06: 16 New
            +1
            Fukushima is now more threatened by the Far East ... and the resonance in Moscow ... Aw-woo ... hi
        2. cdrt
          cdrt 31 October 2013 14: 14 New
          +1
          Quote: Spade
          Quote: Peaceful military
          Well, the use of nuclear weapons in one's own territory is insanity squared.

          Why in your own way? Do we have a range of ICBMs? Hiroshima will simply become the first city in history to use nuclear weapons twice. The Kure Naval Base is located just 20 km from the city center.


          Ready to put a large amount of money that will not.
          How it might look (so simple - 5 minutes of fantasy).
          A certain movement of “expelled” from the Northern Territories will be asked in the amount of 200-300 people to visit the graves of their ancestors, this will coincide with maneuvers.
          And then ... a couple of terrorist attacks in Vladivostok (by the hands of Chechens, Wahhabis, anyone), riots in the Kuril Islands (and it doesn’t matter how and who arranges them, TV reality is shown in - Tail wags a dog movie), Kurilians appeal to the world community, asking for protection.
          Humanitarian aid to smokers from Japanese ships.

          In a week ... we will talk about the real conquest of the islands.
          In such a situation, no one will drop a bomb on Japan ...
          Although in its territory it is possible ...
          1. Lopatov
            Lopatov 31 October 2013 14: 26 New
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            C'mon, this is fantastic. Do not forget that our ICBMs can not only fly to Japan.
          2. 3935333
            3935333 31 October 2013 17: 03 New
            +2
            in this case, humanitarian aid will sink along with reporters from a couple of missiles from coastal complexes, and a couple of tactical ones will fly into particularly assertive ships (like command or helicopter carriers) ... so for the resonance of the world, and then the Chinese will begin to land their marines on the disputed islands, to visit the "graves of ancestors" - damn dear cdrt RU - let's put a large sum of money - preferably the annual budget of at least Brazil and believe me some special services organize you and not such a "theater"
      2. Onyx
        Onyx 31 October 2013 18: 52 New
        +1
        Quote: Peaceful military
        The Russian army, unfortunately, is not gaining power and is not carrying out any modernization. All programs, unfortunately, failed, funding is slowly being phased out ... Liberasts and compradors strangled everything.

        Yes, they remove the gypsum, the client leaves, the mustache is gone, chef. Gains, gains, and funding is saved. There are many problems, of course, but it is impossible to agree with you.
        1. Peaceful military
          Peaceful military 31 October 2013 23: 02 New
          -1
          Quote: Onyx
          Quote: Peaceful military
          The Russian army, unfortunately, is not gaining power and is not carrying out any modernization. All programs, unfortunately, failed, funding is slowly being phased out ... Liberasts and compradors strangled everything.

          Yes, they remove the gypsum, the client leaves, the mustache is gone, chef. Gains, gains, and funding is saved. There are many problems, of course, but it is impossible to agree with you.

          No, no, we’ll throw our hats over, we’ll tear like a tuzik a heating pad, hurry, we are the strongest ...fool
          1. Onyx
            Onyx 31 October 2013 23: 32 New
            -1
            Do not twist your finger around an empty head. Where did I write this?
            1. Peaceful military
              Peaceful military 1 November 2013 00: 44 New
              -1
              Quote: Onyx
              Do not twist your finger around an empty head. Where did I write this?

              You wrote
              Yes, they remove the gypsum, the client leaves, the mustache is gone, chef

              What is exactly what I expressed myself against it fool
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  13. Syrdon
    Syrdon 31 October 2013 11: 13 New
    0
    just a couple of missiles with yao and juppa will become a memory.
  14. duke
    duke 31 October 2013 11: 14 New
    +5
    Well, well done, Americans, the Samurai .... yes, push the Chinese hedgehog, at least at the first stage ... all the same, they have cool brain centers, the only bad thing about this idea is that they can break in on our islands, right away afraid to climb to China. If Japanese politicians are friends with the head, then it would be wise for them to spit on the Kuril Islands and sharply make friends with Russia, this is much more productive in the conditions of the rapid growth of China’s power, but I’m afraid neither the mind will be enough nor the Americans will allow it to be done, although no matter how strange, this alignment is also in their interests.
  15. turbu_chan
    turbu_chan 31 October 2013 11: 35 New
    +2
    Fortunately, for the most part our military is non-peaceful, and nobody needs a peaceful military. The political resonance within the country after the nuclear attack on Japan will be the conclusion of popular support. I even doubt that the 5th column dares to say something. And without fish from the Pacific, we’ll live somehow. And then, Fukushima has long been infecting everything around, but the fish haven’t stopped eating something. Still, for Japan, in my opinion, in today's reality, the presence of nuclear weapons in the world has no chance of regaining its former geopolitical influence. The vulnerability of the Japanese islands is too obvious, they can be quickly destroyed not only by Russia, but also by China, and in the near future, probably even by the DPRK. So the maximum, what can be expected, of minor conflicts in the border zones.
    1. Peaceful military
      Peaceful military 31 October 2013 12: 23 New
      -2
      Fortunately, for the most part our military is non-peaceful, and nobody needs a peaceful military.

      Thanks to your "non-peaceful military" Russia, where it is today and only thanks to the "peaceful military" does it exist and there are hopes and opportunities for its revival. hi
  16. i.xxx-1971
    i.xxx-1971 31 October 2013 12: 22 New
    +3
    Stop talking nonsense, comrades, geopolitical analysts. The United States will never become a regional minor player. China is a bugbear; the myth of its exceptional power was created artificially. Asia-Pacific countries and Japan are embarking on the path of a samurai, because the West needs cannon fodder to fight Russia and only Russia. And I'm more than sure that in the upcoming war for a place under the Sun we will not have allies. India, China, Vietnam, etc., all this bullshit will be on the side of NATO. Between themselves, these Asian mongrel will never fight. Just by a click from Washington, how Georgia, perhaps, will portray the peripheral fuss for some finished islands in order to create tension in the region. In my opinion, given the hysteria with the Northern Territories, Japan is being prepared for the slaughter, which is actually a very poor and US-dependent country, and also occupied by the armed forces of another state. The islands are overpopulated, there are no minerals, nuclear countries explode, which means that nuclear power plants will be closed, hence the energy crisis. By the way, the wars of the future will be fought primarily for energy, and not for minerals and water. A state refusing cheap atomic energy a priori dooms itself to a dependent position. The USA is the leader in the number of nuclear power plants in its territory. Thank God, we are in second place of honor ... I believe that we should not be afraid of the samurai spirit, because it has long turned into the so-called "evil spirit" that the Russian boyars were allowed into fur coats.
    1. Onyx
      Onyx 31 October 2013 18: 59 New
      -2
      Quote: i.xxx-1971
      Stop talking nonsense, comrades, geopolitical analysts. The United States will never become a regional minor player.

      Indeed, stop talking nonsense.
  17. Kostya pedestrian
    Kostya pedestrian 31 October 2013 13: 10 New
    -3


    I agree completely THEY are not victorious, but together with the German spirit - your nuclear mixture.

    Only some of them are petty, except for the fact that, indirectly or not, they can be involved in the terrorist attack on the Kursk.

    Here I am hunting for manna from heaven in a distant and beautiful Autosralia, so to speak, in SA free, and, it seems, I came across a whole 1X den.

    Indirectly, of course, but nevertheless I want our tourists to definitely recommend a pancake for highpoint (height) in Melbourne. Very tasty and fashionable.

    And the most interesting is that the institution’s logo looks very much like the logo of the U-571 submarine from a 2000 masterpiece. There, by the way, the cast on the gate is just like on the monument to the GSS Mirenesco. But this is so for fans of probability theory.

    The most interesting thing is that it seems to me that our corporate citizens, both Japanese and German, simply do not have the right not only to prepare, but even incite to commit terrorist attacks. (By the way, the Vitebsk residents were those who organized a bridgehead for our troops in Afghanistan, so if you read the internationalist wars, you should figure out who bombed here and who washed away with the wave)

    I hope that the IAS has nothing to do with the Boston terrorist attack, but their Herr-and-Tage Page for the Australian representation is very much like "won"

    I hope it’s not these kriegsmarines that the destroyer attacked our T-34 on Oktyabrskaya in Minsk, but it turns out that a person from Vitebsk was shot in vain, it’s just that you should put all the assets under control together with your s-men from media-en-sa

    Since you are our joint venture partners, and unlike you who are embarrassed to even advertise our MAZ, I place your ad on this old man, sh-dash, for thought.

    By the way, I’m just bewildered how your church in memory of the bombing of Berlin looks like the Library of Belarus.
    It’s just that the joint venture is everywhere, we are getting “married”, even two Porsche offices, such as Rokossovsky commands the parade and Zhukov accepts, just the opposite. Well it's just das brain - matte

    FYI: http://www.man.com.au/our-heritage/


  18. Bigriver
    Bigriver 31 October 2013 13: 58 New
    0
    Quote: Alikovo
    population growth and armament of the Far East is the guarantee of the security of the Far East.

    This is the desired consequence.
    And what could be the motive? If it’s more difficult to live here than in the central regions of the Russian Federation.
  19. xcvxc73
    xcvxc73 31 October 2013 15: 28 New
    0
    accidentally stumbled upon a site that allows you to challenge fines online, at the beginning I didn’t believe it, I thought it was a divorce, but I decided to try and imagine it turned out: one of the 3 fines was canceled. Hooray, I saved almost 4000 rubles. here try it yourself, modet and you will succeed. here is a link to the service http://safe.mn/bazam
  20. tchoni
    tchoni 31 October 2013 15: 56 New
    +2
    The article is a little paranoid, but there is a grain of grain. The bottom line is that without the “enemy" capitalism does not work. Incidentally, this is the same for us.
  21. Bagatur
    Bagatur 31 October 2013 16: 48 New
    +5
    the awakening of the samurai spirit in Japan

    He never slept. I just waited for a time when I could declare myself .. Japan has some specific features, I can’t call them anything else as a strategic weakness:
    1. More than 50% of 130 million people are old people over 60 years old
    2. A densely populated country, totally dependent on imports, all that needs to be transported from abroad
    3. In addition to the United States, there are no other allies, all potential ones are like that, the Japanese hate no less than the Chinese ... Amer eats a little habits-throw an ally Kogada is no longer needed, so there’s a lot
    1. biglow
      biglow 31 October 2013 19: 58 New
      0
      Japan’s samurai spirit has died, their population is aging, their average age is approaching 40 years, which can be a war. They would have to keep their territory by the year 50 ...
      ,
  22. Onyx
    Onyx 31 October 2013 19: 04 New
    +1
    While Japan has no nuclear weapons and delivery vehicles, it is not dangerous for us. But if all this comes to her, then Japan will become very, very dangerous for us. For example, the Japanese can start a local war, capture the Kuril Islands, Sakhalin and then offer a truce. It is unlikely that anyone will use the use of nuclear weapons.
  23. воронов
    воронов 31 October 2013 19: 17 New
    +3
    It's time for the Japanese to remind Hassan, Halkin Goal and 1945g.
  24. Federal
    Federal 31 October 2013 23: 06 New
    +2
    Japan at the moment is Russia’s (involuntary) ally against China, in the presence of nuclear weapons Japan has NEVER grown into the Russian Federation, China is easy, although risky, but it can with a certain solitaire. Hack on your nose the times of the three rulers have passed, only a couple of blocks of ICBMs and Japan are gone. China will survive this, Japan will not. China must not be allowed to turn into an elephant in a stampede, the balances of Vietnam, South Korea, Japan are very good, comfortably comrades will never be able to sniff themselves with such neighbors, and the Russian Federation is very good. Arm the neighbors of the narrow-eyed comrades as much as possible, and begin to draw closer to the samurai. That's the whole layout. The worst thing is China, it must be stopped, it is time to open your eyes, one and a half lard of beggars, believe me in the conditions of killed soils and ecology, it all creeps into Siberia, and there is no need to sniff about frosts, it does not creep yet, when there is no way out, crawl, get ready in advance.
  25. TAGIR
    TAGIR 31 October 2013 23: 18 New
    +3
    I think now everyone knows why Russian helicopter carriers in the Far East in at least 2 pieces
  26. Director
    Director 1 November 2013 00: 48 New
    +1
    China is conducting large-scale construction of the navy because of the fear of blockade of its trade routes in the event of war. This changes the balance of power in the region. Ten years ago, the US Navy reigned supreme in the Pacific. Now, theoretically, the outcome of hostilities in the coastal seas of China, between the US Navy and its allies and the Chinese Navy is no longer so obvious. In this regard, the buildup of the military potential of Japan is understandable.
  27. lexe
    lexe 1 November 2013 02: 51 New
    +2
    Pearl Harbor it was a staged American Harakiri for Japan ...
    It is somehow strange that the samurai spirit fell into this trap ...
    There are no easy victories if the blow goes to a truly painful point, then there will be a lot of obstacles. The Japanese went on the easy way, which means they obviously prepared to lose. But they did it beautifully.
  28. Ram chandra
    Ram chandra 2 November 2013 12: 43 New
    +1
    It seems to me that the next 50 years - Russia and China will work out their interests together. The Japanese should / must be in time to change from shokh to wars. There you can still play Russia later in support of Japan, but this is later, when it will be necessary to somehow deal with China.