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Japan Considers Building Nukes

Posted on Dec 25, 2006
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The Japanese daily Sankei says it has obtained an internal government report outlining the requirements for building a nuclear weapon. The Japanese government denies that it intends to build such a device. However, public pressure has mounted following North Korea’s nuclear and missile tests.

AP via Yahoo:

The ... Sankei reported that experts at several government organizations concluded it would take at least three to five years to make a prototype weapon.

The experts also estimated that the project would cost about $1.68 billion to $2.52 billion and require the efforts of several hundred engineers, according to Sankei.

The experts did not say whether Japan should develop nuclear arms, the newspaper reported, only what such a project would require. The newspaper published a summary of the document, dated Sept. 20 and titled “On the Possibility of Developing Nuclear Weapons Domestically.”

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By BadFrog, December 28, 2006 at 3:33 pm Link to this comment
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Why would they build the bomb ? They can always get some of ours for say 1 nuke for every 10% market share returned to Ford & GM..!

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By Bert, December 26, 2006 at 10:56 am Link to this comment
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It’s a MAD MAD MAD MAD world…straight out of Prince: “Mommy, why does everybody have the bomb”?
Maybe, inadvertently, they’ll end up creating another global menace: GODZILLA!!!! LOLOL Evil genetic researchers meet nuclear industrial accident….

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By Spinoza, December 25, 2006 at 6:49 pm Link to this comment
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> However, public pressure has mounted following North Korea’s nuclear and missile tests.

What is the nature of this “public pressure”?

I suspect it is bullshit as always stirred up by ruling elites.

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By mite, December 25, 2006 at 12:09 pm Link to this comment
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Can anyone say; “Antimatter”. There is a force more dangerous then Nuclear Weapons!

Check out and under search: article `Air Force pursuing antimatter weapons’, Program was touted publicly, then came official gag order, by Keay Davidson, Chronicle Science Writer.

Search: Weather as a Force Multiplier: Owning the Weather in 2025; also find `Air and Space Weather Operations-Processes and Procedures.

Then rsearch and U.S. Patent Office U.S. Patent # 4,686,605

If we could find a Investigative reporter somewhere on this world I believe we better start worrying about the U.S. and their Secrecy instead of Japan.

With the actions of this government the last 25 years we better start taking a look at our backyard. Stop letting the Intelligence Backed & Controlled Press side track us People.

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By Quy Tran, December 25, 2006 at 10:36 am Link to this comment
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Does the U.S. dare to interfere as it did to Iran ? Or it could make big bucks to help Japanese building nukes ?

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By Jon B, December 25, 2006 at 10:23 am Link to this comment
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Japan sees Nagasaki bombing as a crime. North Korea isn’t the only reason for Japan to build nuke arsenals.

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