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The 2 Things That Could Make Japan Increase Military Spending (No, Not North Korea)

Peter J. Brown Security, Asia While attention has been given to aircraft carriers and guided missile destroyers plying the seas in Northeast Asia, the skies above are also growing increasingly tense.  Amid talk of Beijing and Moscow playing a role to defuse the confrontation with North Korea, actions by China and Russia’s air forces around Japan would seem to be adding pressure on Tokyo to boost military spending.
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