Taiwanese trade cannon fire with Japanese ships over disputed islands.

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Grandluxe, Sep 25, 2012.

  1. Pissing contest. When do they use real cannons?


    Taiwan, Japan fire water cannon in disputed island controversy
    Published September 25, 2012
    Associated Press

    BEIJING – Japanese and Taiwanese ships shot water cannon at each other Tuesday in the latest confrontation over tiny islands in the East China Sea, as Japan met with another rival, China, in an effort to tamp down tensions.

    About 40 Taiwanese fishing boats and 12 patrol boats entered waters near the islands on Tuesday morning, briefly triggering an exchange of water cannon fire with Japanese coast guard ships.

    Japanese coast guard officials said their ships fired water cannon after the Taiwanese fishing boats and government patrol boats violated Japanese territorial waters and ignored warnings to move out. After shooting water back, the Taiwanese boats left Japanese waters, they said.

    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/0...in-disputed-island-controversy/#ixzz27UbZO3YY

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  2. Yes, conservatives cannot wait to go to war so they can begin running guns.
  3. pspr


    Everything is either conservative or liberal with your dumb ass isn't it?