• Abe renews pledge to change Japan's charter to boost troops

    1 day ago - By National Post

    ASAKA, Japan - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe renewed his pledge Sunday to push for a revision to the country's war-renouncing constitution, in which he wants the military explicitly mentioned.
    Speaking before a field of about 4,000 troops, Abe said that a revision is needed to give his troops sense of pride.
    “You have gained public trust with your own hands,” Abe, wearing a tuxedo, told the troops in his address. “Now it's time to fulfil our responsibility as politicians to accommodate an environment where all Self-Defence Force can accomplish their duties with sense of pride.”
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  • Abe renews pledge to change Japan's charter to boost troops

    Abe renews pledge to change Japan's charter to boost troops

    1 day ago - By The Seattle Times

    TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has renewed his pledge to push for a revision to the country's war-renouncing constitution, in which he wants the military explicitly mentioned. Abe told Sunday's annual defense review that a revision is needed to give his troops sense of pride. Re-elected as head of his ruling party...
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