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Japan allows its military to
help defend U.S., other allies

Los Angeles Times, by Yuriko Nagano

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/2/2014 4:05:10 PM

Japan on Tuesday announced a reinterpretation of its pacifist post-World War II Constitution that allows the country´s military to help defend the United States and other allies. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the decision by the Cabinet to adjust the interpretation from one that limited the armed forces to defending Japan was necessary because of regional changes. The decision allows Japan´s forces to help protect U.S. ships that may come under attack in nearby waters, Abe said. "This will be a deterrent," he said during a news conference. "The basic thinking on how the constitution is presently interpreted will not change

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/2/2014 4:09:12 PM     (No. 9908735)

Well the Geniuses in China have provoked a response from Japan. The Japanese already have the second largest Navy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 4Justice, 7/2/2014 4:27:27 PM     (No. 9908755)

I guess we didn´t do too bad with respect to nation re-building when it came to Japan. Good to have allies...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: watashiyo, 7/2/2014 6:04:41 PM     (No. 9908834)

Be very afraid China! Knowing Japan, they´ll develop and implement a state of the art weapon system to defend their country and their allies.
One example could be to addict Chinese soldiers to a beautiful female android and have them commit treason or sabotage. So diabolical!

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