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The UK and Japan are seeking to strengthen military ties through the Reciprocal Access Agreement.
UK and Japan Considering a Military Alliance Apparently Directed at Countering Beijing
The governments of Japan and the United Kingdom have begun negotiating the Reciprocal Access Agreement (RAA) to deepen defense ties between the two global powers. Once concluded, the agreement will allow both nations and their...
TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 29: Japanese outgoing Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (L) receives a bouquet of flowers from former foreign Minister Fumio Kishida after Kishida was announced the winner of the Liberal Democrat Party leadership election on September 29, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
Suga Departing: Abe’s ‘Right Hand Man’ Leaves Japanese PM Office After One Year
When Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced in September that he would be stepping down, the Japan Times indicated that his was a bombshell decision, reporting that the Japanese business community was “stunned”. The PM...
Nobuo Kishi said that peace in Taiwan is necessary for the international community.
Japan Promises ‘Necessary Response’ to China for Military Aggression Against Taiwan
Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi recently said that his country will provide a “necessary response” to China if Beijing continues with its military aggression towards Taiwan and sparks a conflict. China had been increasing its...
The four Quad leaders have committed to ensuring stability in the Indo-Pacific.
US, Australia, India, and Japan Leaders Commit to Securing Indo-Pacific at White House Meeting
On Sept. 24, leaders from the four-nation Quad group met at the White House to discuss efforts to maintain rule of law in the Indo-Pacific region, which is experiencing increasing Chinese aggressiveness. In a joint...
Admiral Philip Davidson, the commander of United States Indo-Pacific Command, has warned that the U.S. remains highly vulnerable in the event of a Chinese aerial attack and that the country’s air defense system, THAAD, will be insufficient to protect American interests from Chinese threats.
THAAD Insufficient to Combat Chinese Military, US Admiral Warns
Admiral Philip Davidson, the commander of United States Indo-Pacific Command, has warned that the U.S. remains highly vulnerable in the event of a Chinese aerial attack and that its air defense system, THAAD, will be...