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North Korea threat bolsters calls for Japan counterstrike cruise missiles

The flurry of North Korean ballistic missile tests this year is bolstering the case of influential members of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government who say Japan needs new military options, including cruise missiles capable of striking enemy bases. North Korea fired off a test missile on Wednesday this week, which followed four ballistic launches on […]