Modernizing defense capabilities of the United States and its allies in Asia is an effective method of deterring military aggression from China, Admiral Dennis Blair, Sasakawa USA Chairman and CEO, said while speaking February 7 at “Security in the Indian Ocean Region,” a joint conference in New Delhi between Vivekananda International Foundation, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, Sasakawa USA, and Australian National University’s National Security College.
Author: Suzuki Yoshikatsu
Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com
Prime Minister Abe made concrete progress toward the realization of his long-cherished security diamond strategy in 2015, but the initiative still faces daunting obstacles. In the meantime, Japan and its partners in the region will have their hands full coping with China’s bid to overturn the traditional maritime order of the Indo-Pacific.
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Author: Japan Today
Categories: Daily Japan News
Japan has offered to provide assistance to the Rohingya boat people in an effort to help reconcile Myanmar’s government and ethnic minority groups. The Rohingya boat people have faced severe discrimination by the government of Myanmar.