Japan’s defense upgrades “will be pushed in the service of regional interests” explains Dr. Philip Shetler-Jones of the London-based Council on Geostrategy.
The only parties opposing bolstering of Japan’s defense capability are China, North Korea, and Russia, that treat international law with undisguised contempt.
As China’s potential military takeover of Taiwan exists, the principal challenge for democratic stakeholders is to keep the stability in the region.
Beijing has had run-ins with all four Quad countries, especially in the post-coronavirus period. However, it would be naïve to think that China is the only...