China’s Role in Japan’s New Military Position

In less than two years, Japan transformed from a pacifist nation to a major military power willing and able to defend itself and its allies, and new draft legislation will further its shift. You can thank China for this. While the changes don’t mean that Japan is immediately going to exert its military globally, they mean that that time could soon come: they will be able to join U.N. peacekeeping missions, defend their allies, such as the United States, and even extend their defensive capabil...
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