Month: July 2020

Japan Edges Toward Military Pre-emptive Strike Option

TOKYO—Ruling-bash lawmakers are pushing for Japan’s armed forces to have the means to strike overseas missile-launch web pages to enhance deterrence towards potential attacks from North Korea and China.

A proposal produced Friday by the Liberal Democratic Party’s protection policy committee is set to be a new take a look at of Japan’s pacifist constitution underneath Primary Minister Shinzo Abe, who has sought to loosen constraints on the armed forces in response to mounting worries from Beijing and Pyongyang in modern years. 

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