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Japan's Naval Ambitions in the Indian Ocean

Jan 16, 2014 | 12:07 GMT
Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships off Sagami Bay in Japan's Kanagawa prefecture.
Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships off Sagami Bay in Japan's Kanagawa prefecture.
(KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/GettyImages)

Concerns about China's rise are prompting Japan to expand its naval presence in the vast waters between East Africa and Australia....

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