February 3, 2014

Obama's Letting Japan Re-Militarize

Stone & Kuznick, USA Today

The Associated Press

Under Abe’s leadership, nation shifts from pacifism to militarism with Obama’s apparent blessing.

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Indo-Japan Ties No Threat to China
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