Spear and Shield (1): Integration of Japan, U.S. Forces


Three decades after the Cold War ended, the global security environment is beginning to change dramatically, with rapid military buildup by China and Russia threatening the United States' status as the world's sole superpower.

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is shifting the country's focus from the war on terror to competition with other major powers, particularly aiming to contain China.

In a series of three articles entitled "Spear and Shield," Jiji Press will report on the current state of the Japan-U.S. security alliance and trilateral cooperation among the two plus South Korea.

China's Rise Prompting Integration between Japan, U.S. Forces

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