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LIGNET: Abe Transforming Japan's Defense to Counter Chinese Threat

Friday, 20 Dec 2013 03:24 PM

Recent national security reforms by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are small but significant steps to move Japan away from the country’s postwar pacifism so it can play an active role in countering regional security threats. Abe’s moves could not come at a better time given China’s military buildup, its bold efforts to stake claims to huge areas of the East and South China seas, and a perception that American influence in the region is declining.

Click here to read the full analysis from top intelligence experts at LIGNET.com.

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Recent national security reforms by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are small but significant steps to move Japan away from the country's postwar pacifism so it can play an active role in countering regional security threats. Abe's moves could not come at a better time given...
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