A HAWK IN DOVE’S CLOTHING?
February 20th, 2005
Jim Dougherty considers the implications of Japan’s international military expansion In 2002, the Japanese government decided to dispatch its high-tech Aegis warship to the Indian Ocean as a symbol of support for U.S. action in Afghanistan. It was a first, big step, in Japan’s expanding military activities around the world. The Aegis — a state …