Missile defenses are a major focus amid challenges from North Korea and China. But the budget proposal is a test of Japan’s commitment to pacifism.
Source: Japanese Government Urges Another Increase in Military Spending – The New York Times
The Republican front-runner said he would consider withdrawing U.S. forces from Japan and South Korea if they did not spend more on military defense.
Source: Comments by Donald Trump Draw Fears of an Arms Race in Asia – The New York Times