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Is Tokyo stiffing Washington on defense payments?

Want to infuriate a Japanese politician?  Tell him Japan must spend more on defense. Want to see incandescent rage? Tell him to spend more on US forces in Japan. US President Donald Trump has done exactly that, declaring the $2 billion Japan spends on “host nation support” inadequate.  Last summer, he reportedly instructed his national […]

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