Links of Interest 02/09/2011
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Another Okinawa Battle | Tokyo Notes
Today in Okinawa, reality is sharply at odds with Hatoyama’s good intentions. Activists there say
the Japanese and US authorities have begun a new push to break the 15-year-old stalemate over replacing old US military facilities.
The latest push on Okinawa also follows last year’s spat
between Japan’s coastguard and a Chinese trawler, which badly mauled bilateral relations and added to Japanese conservative paranoia about Beijing
’s strategic aims in Asia. Conservatives in Japan are now increasingly vocal about China’s growing military clout, with some speculating
that it is operating spies and provocateurs in Okinawa, the prelude to an eventual claim on the islands.
Army gen. found to be spying for mainland: Ministry of Defense – The China Post
This is a problem.
A one-star army general, Lo Hsien-che (羅賢哲), was found to be a Chinese spy
and detained on suspected espionage charges before the Lunar New Year
, interim director Wang Ming-wo (王明我) of the army’s Political Warfare
unit of the Ministry of National Defense
(MND) said yesterday.
Lo, 51, who has been working at Army Command Headquarters, is believed to be the highest-ranking military officer to have allegedly spied for China.
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission Hearing on “China’s Active Defense Strategy and its Regional Impact”
Written statements from the latest hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
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Tags: Beijing, China, Espionage, Guam, Japan, Okinawa Prefecture, Political Warfare, United States, USCC