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‘Go to jail!’ Japanese protest Prime Minister Abe over cronyism scandal and potential constitutional crisis

 “Protesters took to the streets of Tokyo to demonstrate against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, calling for him to resign amid a cronyism scandal. The crowds also voiced opposition to revising Japan’s post-war pacifist constitution Hundreds of demonstrators turned out for … Continue reading

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“Japan can shoot N. Korean missiles ‘out of the sky’ if it buys enough arms from US – Trump”

“Donald Trump promised that Japan will be able to shoot North Korea’s missiles “out of the sky” if it purchases enough arms from Washington. The Japanese prime minister is considering buying fighter jets, missiles, and warships from the US… Trump … Continue reading

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“Japan [ILLEGALLY] Moves to Allow Military Combat for First Time in 70 Years”

“Defying broad public opposition and large demonstrations, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a crucial vote in Parliament on Thursday for legislation that would give Japan’s military limited powers to fight in foreign conflicts for the first time since World War … Continue reading

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“JAPAN CHANGES CONSTITUTION TO GRANT MILITARY MORE POWER”

“A key long-term goal for Japan’s booming drone program is to use these military UAVs abroad to protect the country’s interests, said the IHS Jane’s senior analyst. However, until last month, this would have been illegal due to Article 9 of … Continue reading

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Japanese government to push for militarization without public apporoval

“The ruling conservative party has long advocated revision but been unable to sway public opinion. Now Abe is proposing that the government reinterpret the constitution to give the military more prominence without having to win public approval for the revisions.“ … Continue reading

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