Japan PM makes offering to Yasukuni Shrine, angers China, South Korea

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YesNoMaybeSo wrote:

With all that is going on now in the world, it sure seems like WWI and WWII really didn’t solve much at all. Of course the world’s brilliant leaders will probably give it another go…anyone for WWIII?

Apr 21, 2014 1:08am EDT  --  Report as abuse
SaveHKG wrote:

Chinese court’s seizure order is in relation to the dispute in 1930s when today’s China (People’s Republic of China) did not exist. They are mafia!

Apr 21, 2014 1:23am EDT  --  Report as abuse
DURO wrote:

The Lands of the Rising Sun!

Apr 21, 2014 2:00am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Leatherrope wrote:

Given the offering, Obama should cancel his trip. Japan needs the slap in the face.

Apr 21, 2014 2:29am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Bakhtin wrote:

Inward investment into China is declining. The Chinese economy is beginning to come apart. So what does Chine do? Seizes a ship to make sure that even fewer businesses trade with China.

Apr 21, 2014 3:34am EDT  --  Report as abuse
isthnu wrote:

It’s got to do with the First Lady not coming.

Apr 21, 2014 3:57am EDT  --  Report as abuse
crittertron wrote:

I’m sure it upset the North Koreans too Reuters. But, God forbid we show any unity against a common enemy between North and South.

Apr 21, 2014 7:49am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Rhino1 wrote:

Both, Japanese as well as Chinese politicians are about the dummest you will find around the world in these days of the 21st century.

Apr 21, 2014 9:16am EDT  --  Report as abuse
4sight2020 wrote:

obama is such a disaster that even our “allies” are making him look a fool days before his visit.

Apr 21, 2014 9:58am EDT  --  Report as abuse
chopkoski wrote:

Well, China has been churning out hundreds of anti-Japanese propaganda films for years now. And the 9-18 Museum outside of Shenyang, while harboring some truth, is a wicked attempt to further ramp up hatred of Japanese. China just can’t comprehend not making war now that it has cash to burn.

Apr 21, 2014 11:58am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Adolfo_H wrote:

They are like children in a playground, and they’re called leaders because…

I believe they need to think about playing a game of “Ring Around the Rosie”.

Ring-a-round the rosie,
A pocket full of posies,
Ashes! Ashes!

We all fall down!

The Korean’s would claim they don’t know the game and the Chinese would say it’s too “British”.

Apr 21, 2014 12:30pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
SupermanCID wrote:

Middle east controversy copied to South east by US.

Apr 21, 2014 12:59pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
AtlasMirror wrote:

Great. Mitsui needs to pay back the debt to the Chinese owner. Why Japan so nervous on this.

In fact, it is totally Abe fault by showing respect to the ghostly Shine where there is no hero there. Only thousands Class A/B/C WWII war criminals. It is an insult to all WWII victims.

Apr 21, 2014 1:04pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
TScott wrote:

Where is my comment? I posted earlier that this would be equivalent to Merkel visiting the graves of Hitler and Mengele. Let’s not forget that several of those buried at the Yasukuni Shrine are Class A War criminals that committed Crimes Against Humanity.

Apr 21, 2014 1:14pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Whatsgoingon wrote:

“Japan PM makes offering to Yasukuni Shrine, angers China, South Korea…” What a set up for Obama. Japan surely wants to keep him busy.

Or wait, maybe Japan did this under his order?

Apr 21, 2014 2:27pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
MRDejavu wrote:

To China and South Korea, please let go of all the
Emotional baggage, its bad for the heart and core of your nation and future generation. This is just me thinking, but I think China knows that the world will do anything to stop a full scale WWIII, that’s why China is undeterred with its ” land Reclaiming” activities. The UN has new laws with sovereign claims of a nation, but instead they hold on to their ” ancient Records “.

Apr 21, 2014 8:25pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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