July 6, 2014

Asia's Military Revolution

Yoon Young-Kwan, Project Syndicate

The Associated Press

A vast revolution in military affairs is taking place across East Asia. The latest signs are Chinese President Xi Jinping’s purge of General Xu Caihou, an ex-Politburo member and former vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission, on charges of corruption, and Japan’s “reinterpretation” of Article 9 of its constitution to permit the country to provide military aid to its allies.

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TAGGED: Asia, Japan, Article 9, Shinzo Abe, China

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