Japan protests to China after radar pointed at vessel

TOKYO Tue Feb 5, 2013 5:52am EST

Japan's Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera speaks to reporters at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Japan's Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera speaks to reporters at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo February 5, 2013.

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TOKYO (Reuters) - A Chinese vessel pointed a type of radar normally used to help guide missiles at a Japanese navy ship near disputed East China Sea islets, prompting the Japanese government to lodge a protest with China, Japanese public broadcaster NHK said on Tuesday.

The incident happened on January 30, the defense minister later said.

A long-simmering row over the islands, known as the Senkaku in Japan and the Diaoyu in China, has in recent months escalated to the point where both have scrambled fighter jets while patrol ships shadow each other in nearby seas.

Concern that the increasing cat-and-mouse encounters between aircraft or ships will cause an accidental clash are giving impetus to efforts to dial down tension, including a possible leaders' summit.

But while hopes have emerged of a thaw in the chill that began when Japan bought the islands from a private citizen last September, deep mistrust and pumped up nationalism complicated by bitter Chinese memories of Japan's wartime aggression mean any rapprochement would likely be fragile.

(Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka; Editing by Robert Birsel)

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PPlainTTruth wrote:
I do not condone any aiming of weapons at anybody, any entity from any country, anywhere in the world, including in Asia.

However, Japan has been the sole party most responsible for creating military tension in Asia recently, as well as in the past 120 years.

Japan openly declared to Asia that it is adopting the Japanese militaristic principle, which included the bombing of Pearl Harbor(which Japan never acknowledged responsibility), and the bringing on the massacre, rape and crimes against humanity of over tens of millions Asian, and manipulated American support in doing that by championing itself as the guardian of “peace of security” and agent to execute American Monroe Doctrine in the East.

The Monroe Doctrine is the most egregiously racist distortion of Christian principles, but one that Japan misled so many Americans to believe is American, ONLY because it’s the most recent Japanese ploy to fan racism in America and compare Custer with the Samurai.
Christianity is nothing like what Japanese, who worships the warmongering Shinto religion, Shinto shrines, like to represent.

Jesus Christ refused to be the the kind of military Messiah that some of his followers expected and wanted him to be. He refused to lead an uprising against the Roman Empire. Instead, he taught “loving one’s neighbors as oneself”, to which his disciples asked who are one’s neighbors. Then Jesus gave the parable of the Good Samaritan. Samaritans were traditional enemies of Jews at the time, just like the Chinese and Japanese have been traditional enemies.

Today, most people forget what the story of Good Samaritan was really about. It’s about why the pro-Japan Americans’ touting of the Monroe Doctrine is absolutely against Christian principles. And most Americans profess philosophical influences from Christianity.

Japan has done more provoking, and deliberately fanned an grossly exaggerated phobia by China.

Lately, pro-Japanese fanatics hacked computers, pretending to be Chinese hacker,s only to be outed by some. However, Reuters will never report it. Instead, Reuters continue to destabilize Asia by whitewashing war crimes, promoting an Aryan race philosophy in which Japanese can hack and be blamed on Chinese. Japanese rape millions in an organized, top down fashion, actively promoted by Japanese leaders currently worshiped by Abe’s Government, but they hypocritical depict Americans as rapists.

Japanese militarists brought destruction to Japanese civilians, but the Japanese Emperor, politicians, and civilians corroborate in an anti-American propaganda campaign to depict Japan as a victim in A-bombs.

And what did the Obama Administration, Hilary do— they endanger American interests in Asia by standing side by side with Japan in its revival in the philosophy that killed tens of millions of human beings WITHOUT REGRET.

Obama: You claim that you will revive American respect in the region. You are doing the exact opposite.

You claim to want to become President so that you will strike down barriers between races, genders, religions.
You have done just the opposite here. You engage in scapegoating as much as, or even more than Bush did.

You are actively violating the human rights all victims of harassment, cyber bullying, defamation by Japanese and pro-Japanese fanatics against the most honorable, patriotic American citizens who stand up for the higher moral ground.

Recall what Bush did that allowed you to be elected. Bush blamed a bad leader, with a lot of faults, for something the bad leader never did. Saddam Hussein was a bad leader, but he was not involved in 9-11 attacks, nor did he possess any WMDs. Now, Obama, you are doing the same. China controls its Internet. It’s unabashed to tell us their policy, but there is no evidence that the hacking is down by China.

In fact, I have evidence that by the motive, opportunity, consequences of the recent hacking I suffer, all points to internal fanatics that had internal control from the Washington Post, fanatics who were exposed to be racist followers of M Fisher’s posts. They used the hacking to inpugn the patriotism of honorable Americans.

My English GRE score was at the 98 percentile decades ago. Yet, as I found my post philshed, distorted, the fanatically pro-Japan gang used the false evidence they created by hacking to claim that my English was inadequate and therefore was anti-American!!!!!

John Kerry, Take heed of subversion of American democracy, of world peace by Japan’s legendary deceit and disguise. It’s legendary among its victims. Most Americans haven’t heard of it because it is censored.
I hope Reuters will find some more moral fibers in its soul, and stop censuring plain truth, and start siding with folks who are exposing the Japanese tricks in order to promote peace and security, for every human person, including for the many Japanese civilians who do not agree with the Japanese militaristic past, and would like to see the tension reduced in Asia.

The extreme bias and extreme censuring of truth has directly created the war tension. Reuters will have blood on its hands if it doesn’t start being fair and above board. It’s against everybody’s interest for Japan to keep create phobia to seek weapons, to seek military secrets from the United States.

The last time, it brought the A bomb to Japan.
The international community can modify its agreement not to us the A bomb against a country without A bomb quickly if Japan repeats its crimes against humanity, or aims to tread on the same path.

All truths will be revealed, with time. And Reuters should start acting with journalistic professionalism from now on.

Feb 05, 2013 12:40pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Should never provoke them Chinese…this endless of posturing between two countries are only going to hurt Japnan more.

Feb 05, 2013 1:01pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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