Search for

No matches. Check your spelling and try again, or tryaltering your search terms for better results.

situation report

Nov 9, 2012 | 16:30 GMT

Japan: Defense Talks With U.S. Wanted

Japan wants talks with the United States to update mutual defense guidelines, Japanese Defense Minister Satoshi Morimoto said Nov. 9. Morimoto cited China's expanding naval power, terrorism and cybercrime as concerns. Japan is not only Asia's second-largest economy, but it has arguably Asia's most capable military as well. In recent years, due to the military rise of China, Japan's leadership has felt emotionally the need to move closer to Washington.

Stratfor
YOU'RE READING
Japan: Defense Talks With U.S. Wanted
CONNECTED CONTENT
3 Topics |  3 Geo 
SHARE & SAVE

Copyright © Stratfor Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved.

Stratfor Worldview

OUR COMMITMENT

To empower members to confidently understand and navigate a continuously changing and complex global environment.

GET THE MOBILE APPApp Store
Google Play