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Tue Nov 20, 2012, 10:39 PM

Call for nuclear-armed Japan


Published: 21/11/2012 at 07:47 AM Online news:

Firebrand former Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara, a potential kingmaker in next month's general election, said Tuesday Japan must acquire nuclear weapons if it wants to be taken seriously.

At very least, avowedly pacifist Japan should examine what it would need to do to join the club of declared nuclear powers, the 80-year-old arch conservative told foreign journalists in Tokyo.

"I think Japan should at least carry out an analysis on going nuclear," Ishihara said.

"The diplomatic voice of countries without nuclear weapons is overwhelmingly weak," he said

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Tue Nov 20, 2012, 10:56 PM

1. Ishihara is a xenophobic fool.

But he keeps getting elected, probably by old folks.

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