About the New US-Japan Defense Guidelines to tackle Asia Pacific/PRC China issue.
On April 27, the United States and Japan released the new defense guidelines for their alliance, only the second such revision and the first in nearly 20 years. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, currently visiting the United States, called the document “historic” in an address before a joint session of Congress. On Wednesday, The Diplomat’s Shannon Tiezzi sat down with Yasuhisa Kawamura, the foreign press secretary for Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to talk about the details of the new guidelines. READ ARTICLE HERE