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Japan's Improbable Military Resurgence

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 10.30.2016 | World
Franz-Stefan Gady

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has requested a record five trillion yen ($42 billion) defense budget for fiscal year 2016 and reinterpreted the constitution to allow Japan to exercise the right of collective self-defense. The efforts have provoked growing alarm.

Japan Resorts To Isolationism As Global Economy Weakens

GlobalPost | Gavin Blair | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO - In the days of VHS cassettes, a visit to a video rental shop here for a Hollywood blockbuster would often end in disappointment -- all the cop...