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Japan’s military response to a shifting strategic environment
As China is increasing its military power, so does Japan. Since the Second World War the Japanese have aligned themselves with the US, and chose to maintain this alliance after the collapse of the Soviet Union. In order to deter China, Japan does not only spend more on its military, but also displays its military more and more, Bjørn Elias Mikalsen Grønning argues. This trend may lead to a military rivalry, Grønning warns.
Bjørn Elias Mikalsen Grønning
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