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Old 10th August 2019, 01:27 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by a_unique_person View Post
Or the occasional assassin.
Pakistan is not quite in a state of "Government by Assasination " the way Japan was in the early 1930's but they are getting there....
In fact Japan in the decade before they entered World War 2 is a pretty good parrelel to Pakistand today: The Military holds the real power, they just prefer to use Civilisn puppets other then your standard Military Dictator. But that may change.
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Old 10th August 2019, 05:49 PM   #42
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Riots and demostrations already being reported in Kashmir. The government is going all out to prevent "unfriendly" journalists and politicians into Pakisran.
According to official Indian reports, the news of riots is fake.

They're learning how this all works very nicely.
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Old 12th August 2019, 08:48 AM   #43
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Pakistan is not quite in a state of "Government by Assasination " the way Japan was in the early 1930's but they are getting there....
In fact Japan in the decade before they entered World War 2 is a pretty good parrelel to Pakistand today: The Military holds the real power, they just prefer to use Civilisn puppets other then your standard Military Dictator. But that may change.
Um, Japan was in pretty constant war that whole time you know. They held off attacking european powers until their ally Germany kicked it off but it isn't like they were peaceful before then.

THis is a very america centric view of Japan in WWII.
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Old 12th August 2019, 12:47 PM   #44
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Originally Posted by ponderingturtle View Post
Um, Japan was in pretty constant war that whole time you know. They held off attacking european powers until their ally Germany kicked it off but it isn't like they were peaceful before then.

THis is a very america centric view of Japan in WWII.
Yeah, Japan was in constant war because they were trying to conquer China, beginning with the aggression in Manchuria in 1931...
ANyway, you don't seem to know a lot about Japan and the build up to World War 2. Let's just say Japan was just as aggressive as their Nazi allies in Europe.
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Old 12th August 2019, 12:51 PM   #45
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Yeah, Japan was in constant war because they were trying to conquer China, beginning with the aggression in Manchuria in 1931...
Or the invasion of Korea in 1910.
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ANyway, you don't seem to know a lot about Japan and the build up to World War 2. Let's just say Japan was just as aggressive as their Nazi allies in Europe.
Sure they tried to snap up all the european colonies when the germans had them nicely distracted. It is the idea that it is easy to assign a date to the start of WWII, do we do it from when the Germans got into war with poland, when america entered the war, when china was invaded by the japanses, when the japanese invaded korea?

There were a lot of conflicts that over time merged together into WWII it makes dating it not so easy.
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One of India's largest corporations, Reliance, has just announced the impending revelations for large "development" projects for Kashmir just a week before their AGM. This goes to confirm what many suspected about the reasons for the hurried way in which the Aryicles 370 and 35A were abrogated. Modi's biggest funders and supporters are Reliance industtries and Infrastructure giant Adani. Both these companies are revealing plans for Kashmir. Adani's company is getting a lot of flack in Australia about mining contracts that they were given.
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One of India's largest corporations, Reliance, has just announced the impending revelations for large "development" projects for Kashmir just a week before their AGM.
Oh, bingo.

You knew there was going to be money somewhere. Modi really has been taking Trump lessons.
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