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No matter what your job is, it’s important to be skilled with the tools of your particular trade. That’s especially true if those tools happen to be… 225 more words
Mr. Abe has presented the package as an unavoidable response to new threats facing Japan, in particular the growing military power of China. He seized on the murder of two Japanese hostages by the Islamic State militant group in January as an example of why Japan needs to loosen restrictions on its military. 832 more words
Today, Secretary Carter met with Japan Defense Minister Gen Nakatani at the Pentagon. During the 60 minute meeting, the leaders discussed implementation plans of the newly released guidelines for U.S.-Japan defense cooperation, regional situations, the realignment of U.S. 102 more words
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The US and Japan announced on Monday new guidelines for bilateral defense cooperation, allowing Japan’s self defense forces to take on a more ambitious global role that the Shinzo Abe administration has been seeking.