With eye on China, Japan to offer military aid to like-minded countries

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With eye on China, Japan to offer military aid to like-minded countries
The framework was set up as Tokyo moves away from a strict nonmilitary approach to ties with its neighbors and looks to realize its vision …
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Japan nuclear watchdog halts Tsuruga reactor safety assessment again
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