Japan’s 2017 Defense Budget Continues Upward Trend

BEIJING—Japan’s fiscal 2017 defense budget request asks for a 2.3% increase over 2016’s, continuing the upward trajectory that began when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took power in December 2012. Since the U.S. President-elect Donald Trump wants Japan to pay more of the costs for hosting U.S. military...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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