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Japan eyes expanding shield to include downing Chinese cruise missiles

The Asahi Shimbun reports that Japan is eyeing expanding its antimissile capabilities to include downing cruise missiles fired by China in addition to ballistic missiles fired by North Korea. The idea may be folded into new Japan defense program guidelines and would require even closer cooperation between the Japanese and US militaries under Washington’s so-called […]