December 21, 2020

Asia

JAPAN: Suga puts political needs first in new missile defense plan

BY Tobias Harris

Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp
Share on facebook
Share on linkedin
Share on email
Share on reddit

Report Contents

Listen to our reports with a personalized podcasts through your Amazon Alexa or Apple devices audio translated into several languages

( 3 mins) The Suga cabinet approved a new missile defense plan on Friday, 18 December, replacing the previous plan suspended earlier this year to deploy an Aegis Ashore missile defense system purchased from the US. The new plan highlights the cross-cutting pressures on the Japanese government, as it manages China’s growing military power and North Korea’s nuclear […]

Register for FREE to read the rest of this report.

More by Tobias Harris