Summary: ‘ “We will go on to promote mutual cooperation in ballistic missile defense, including acquisition of new assets,” Japan’s Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said at a press conference in Washington following a so-called 2+2 meeting with Secretary of Defense James Mattis, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and Defense Secretary James Mattis prior to sitting down, for U.S.-Japan Security talks at the State Department in Washington, U.S. Following the defeat of the Japanese Empire in World War Two, the U.S. territory of Guam, Japan tested its J-Alert system, which would transmit information to towns and cities along the projected path of a missile. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seeking to effect change the constitution, for the first of all time since it was adopted in 1947 amending the war-renouncing Article 9 to recognise Japan’s Self-Defence Forces as its military.
Following North Korea’s well-publicized future plans to shoot four rockets over with Japanese areas to eventually hit the waters near the U.S. Central to Japan’s plan is the deployment of the U.S. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Japan already has two layers of ballistic missile defense….Read The Full Article Here
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