June 2, 2014

Let Japan Help Defend America -- And Itself

Clyde Prestowitz, Reuters

The Associated Press

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is now following through on actions laid out in his recent bold speech calling for Japan to defend allies who might be under attack. But wait, you may ask, hasn’t the United States had a mutual security treaty with Japan for more than half a century?

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TAGGED: Asia, United States, Japan


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