Japan unveils its biggest defence overhaul since World War II • FRANCE 24 English

The Japanese government has unveiled plans to drastically expand its defence capabilities. In what would be the biggest military build-up since World War II, Tokyo aims to double its defence spending over the next five years and install missiles capable of striking an enemy launch site. It’s a controversial move, marking another major step away from the country’s pacifist constitution that severely limits the use of military force. For more, we speak to Daniel Darling, a senior international military markets analyst.
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