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Stories with organization: Japanese armed forces
  • Hagel: US strongly committed to protecting Japan 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 4:22 am
  • YOKOTA AIR FORCE BASE, Japan - Against the backdrop of Russia's takeover of Ukraine's Crimean region, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Saturday a key message he will deliver to leaders in Tokyo this weekend is that the U.S. is strongly committed to protecting Japan's security.

  • Japan OKs easing of military-related exports 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 12:37 am
  • TOKYO - Japan relaxed a decades-old ban on military-related exports Tuesday in a bid to expand joint arms development with allies and equipment sales to Southeast Asia and elsewhere.