太田述正コラム#3641(2009.11.12)
<皆さんとディスカッション(続x655)>

<ΒβΒβ>(「たった一人の反乱」より)

 豚は数が把握・管理出来るから殺して良いんだもん♪
 イルカや鯨は数が把握出来ないから殺しちゃダメなのっ☆

というような理屈を先日テレビでオージー美少女が言っておりました。<(コラム#3637参照)>
 豚の部分はカンガルーだったけど。

<太田>

 典拠をもうちょい詳しく付けてね。

<コバ>

 --英国内務省の野心?--

 英国での"interception modernisation programme"の法制化は来週のthe Queen's speechには含まれないようです。
 しかし成立させる動きはひっそりと進んでいくようです
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/henryporter/2009/nov/10/home-office-legislation-emails
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/lawandorder/6534319/State-to-spy-on-every-phone-call-email-and-web-search.html
が、これが成立してしまうと英国や世界の自由主義はどうなっていくのでしょうか。
 市民は開かれた社会の代償として、シュタージ(ほどひどくはないけども)みたいに国家による監視態勢に甘んじなければならない? 
 うーん、犯罪やテロ防止のための通信監視社会に反対するのは無責任なことなのだろうか。でも見ているサイトとかで内心まで監視されちゃうし…。

<太田>

 日本では、電話やメールについて、その中身まで含めて、米国を含むアングロサクソン諸国が共同運営するエシュロン(コラム#105、1281)で、盗聴・監視されている可能性があります。
 英国を始めとするアングロサクソン諸国の当局の側から言うと、自国民に対して「だけ」はそれができないのが歯がゆくて仕方ないはずであり、中身抜きくらいは、公然と監視させてくれ、というのがこの動きの背景でしょう。
 もう一つの背景としては、アングロサクソン諸国においては、有事においては当局は法(憲法ないし憲法的法律を含む)を無視できる、という考え方がある(コラム#384)ことです。
 ですから、IRAテロの時だって、イスラム原理主義系のテロの時だって、短期的かつ地域限定的に、(恐らくは中身も含め、)当局は、盗聴・監視を繰り返し行ってきたはずです。
 しかし、今後ともテロの脅威に恒常的に晒され続けるとすると、この種超法規的措置を法規化することを考えるのもまた自然なことです。
 総選挙の後まで実施は先送りされるようだし、次期政権は保守党政権で、保守党はこの実施に反対しているので、お蔵入りの可能性が高いけれど、もう一発ロンドンで大規模テロが発生したら、英国民の世論も変わり、実施されることになるでしょうね。

 なお、関連するこういう話↓・・DNA情報の取り扱い・・もありますよ。
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/12/world/europe/12britain.html?ref=world&pagewanted=print

 記事の紹介です。

 韓国にとって、(ということは、日本にとってもですが、)北の軍事的脅威は、地対地弾道弾とテロリスト的攻撃だけだと考えて良さそうですね。↓

 「今月10日、北朝鮮の警備艇は韓国海軍の高速艇に先制攻撃をかけたが、大きな損傷を受けて敗退した。一方、韓国海軍は特に被害を受けなかった。・・・」
http://www.chosunonline.com/news/20091112000020

 ヒットラーとスターリンとのワル度の比較は、以下に尽きています。
 何て言ったって、スターリンの「治世」の方がずっとずっと長いもんね。
 「Σ虐殺数」じゃ、スターリンの分が悪いわね。↓

 ・・・The Czechs were the first of the former Soviet bloc countries to hold the EU presidency, this year, and they exploited their agenda-setting prerogatives to try to balance the history books.
 In April in the European parliament, the Czechs pushed through a resolution equating the crimes of communism with those of fascism, calling for 23 August, the date in 1939 of the Hitler-Stalin pact dividing chunks of eastern Europe between them, to be made the "Europe-wide Day of Remembrance for the victims of all totalitarian and authoritarian regimes".
 In July in Lithuania, MPs from OSCE countries drove through a similar resolution equating Hitler and Stalin.
 The father of both documents was last year's Prague Declaration pushed by Václav Havel, the former Czech president and human rights champion, which proclaimed that "Europe will not be united unless it is able to reunite its history, recognise communism and Nazism as a common legacy. Different valuations of the communist past may still split Europe into west and east … There are substantial similarities between Nazism and communism in terms of horrific and appalling character."・・・
 Stanislaw Krajewski, a Warsaw mathematics professor and a Jewish community leader, is more nuanced. "Can you have moral equivalence between Hitler and Stalin? The German occupiers came here and wanted to kill Jews. The Soviets came and wanted to build a better society. But they used terror. Their aim was not to kill. That's the main difference. But the outcome was not much different. So to say that Stalin was as bad as Hitler is not a problem."・・・
 But Snyder, who is also writing a book on wartime eastern Europe "between Hitler and Stalin", pointed out that "many more people died under the hammer and sickle than the swastika."・・・
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/nov/11/museum-warsaw-rising-poland-nazi-occupation

 インターネットの世界では、米中等が、謀略の限りを尽くして戦っています。↓
 完全に蚊帳の外の哀れな子羊ちゃんの我が属国日本!

 China proves to be an aggressive foe in cyberspace・・・
 Experts point to the late 1990s as the start of this undeclared war.・・・
 "Not a week doesn't go by when there's not a Chinese attack on our government,"・・・
 Another problem is China's ability to leave behind malicious sleeper code that can one day be activated to alter or destroy information. In April, then-National Counterintelligence Executive Joel F. Brenner reported that the Chinese had penetrated "certain of our electricity grids" with malicious code and that "our networks are being mapped"
 One challenge in countering the threat, experts say, is that the Chinese often contract out such work to experts in industry and academia and possibly even to freelance hackers, allowing officials to argue that while an attack might have originated from an Internet service provider in China, no one could prove it came from the government. ・・・
  U.S. cyber policy experts such as James A. Lewis, a senior fellow with the Center for Strategic and International Studies・・・said, "I'm not going to get upset about China spying on us, because we spy on them."
 "The only thing I'm going to get upset about," he said, "is if we don't do better than them."
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/10/AR2009111017588_pf.html 

 オバマ政権は、この中共との間でも、日本の安全保障に直接関わる、以下の悩ましい問題を抱えていることを覚えておこう。↓

 ・・・ During the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign, Obama endorsed the Bush administration's decision to sell $6.5 billion in arms to Taiwan. But Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain called for a more robust weapons package -- a position embraced by arms merchants and many of Taipei's friends in Washington. And they are now calling on the U.S. to sell 66 upgraded F-16 warplanes to Taiwan for up to $4.9 billion. The Obama administration has yet to decide whether it will approve the contentious sale.・・・
 the U.S. should agree not to sell advanced fighters to Taiwan in exchange for the removal of the 1,500 ballistic missiles that China has deployed directly opposite Taiwan. ・・・
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-hickey11-2009nov11,0,770613,print.story

 嘉手納のF-15を一部撤収する話が、日本のメディアでは東京新聞(コラム#3520)とこの産経新聞(下掲とコラム#3635)
http://sankei.jp.msn.com/politics/policy/091111/plc0911110857005-n1.htm
くらいにしか出てないのはどういうわけか。米国のメディアは完黙だし・・。
 米国筋がこの話を意図的に流しているとすると、仮にF-16を台湾に買わせた場合↑、台湾はこの戦闘機を制空用と爆撃用と両用に使うだろうから、その場合は制空用の米軍の在沖F-15の一部は撤退させるよ、という中共向けのシグナルってことかなあ。

 アルカーイダとタリバンとの現在の関係が良く分かるよ。↓

 ・・・there are 300 al-Qaeda members in the tribal areas of Pakistan, where the group is based, compared with tens of thousands of Taliban insurgents on either side of the border. ・・・
 Omar's faction seems to have distanced itself from al-Qaeda in recent months. ・・・
 The Taliban, composed primarily of ethnic Pashtuns from Afghanistan and Pakistan, has offered haven to the Arab-led al-Qaeda in exchange for money, weapons and training.・・・
 Although that may be true of Omar's faction, observers here say that other segments of the Taliban have become more closely entwined with al-Qaeda than ever.  The Haqqani-led faction, which is blamed for many of the deadliest attacks on U.S. troops in eastern Afghanistan, works so closely with al-Qaeda that distinctions between the groups may be irrelevant, officials said. ・・・
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/10/AR2009111019644_pf.html

 以下のような、衝撃的な出だしの後、現在オバマ政権が検討しているアフガニスタン増派の中身が、詳細に紹介されている、できのよい記事です。↓

 ・・・The U.S. ambassador in Kabul sent two classified cables to Washington in the last week expressing deep concerns about sending more U.S. troops to Afghanistan until Afghan President Hamid Karzai's government demonstrates that it is willing to tackle the corruption and mismanagement that has fueled the Taliban's rise, ・・・
 Eikenberry retired from the military in April 2009 as a senior general in NATO and was sworn in as ambassador the next day. His position as a former commander of U.S. troops in Afghanistan is likely to give added weight to his concerns.・・・
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/11/AR2009111118432_pf.html  
 
 こんな話、初めて聞いたぞ。
 日本のメディアは何をしている?↓

 ・・・Mr. Hatoyama and his wife, Miyuki, were the last to arrive at a leaders’ dinner at the Phipps Conservatory on the margins of the Group of 20 economic summit meeting in Pittsburgh ・・・in September. Mr. Obama and his wife, Michelle, had been greeting arriving guests for almost two hours. “I’m sorry we were late,” Mrs. Hatoyama apologized. ・・・
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/12/world/asia/12prexy.html?_r=1&hp=&pagewanted=print
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