JAPAN: PAYING ITS OWN WAY

NYT has an interesting feature on Japan’s struggles to become “a normal nation,” including ponying up most of the money for its own defense.

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.