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