08 Jan '13, 5am

This is very scary, Australia was almost invaded by Japan in the 2nd WW. #Japan Is Weighing Raising #Military Spending

This is very scary, Australia was almost invaded by Japan in the 2nd WW. #Japan Is Weighing Raising #Military Spending

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered his government to replace the nation’s five-year military spending plan and to review defense guidelines adopted in 2010 by the left-leaning Democratic Party, which his party defeated in elections last month. Those guidelines called for gradual reductions in defense spending, and in the size of Japan’s military, particularly in the number of tanks and infantry members. Mr. Abe had promised during the election campaign to strengthen the military to defend Japan’s control of islands in the East China Sea that are also claimed by China. Mr. Abe did not release details of his intent on the military revisions, but news reports said the replacement plan would probably reverse the Democrats’ cuts, starting with a 120 billion yen, or $1.4 billion, increase in the military budget in the 2013 fiscal year, which begins in April. That would be the fir...

Full article: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/08/world/asia/with-eye-on-...

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straitstimes.com 08 Jan '13, 2pm

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