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Rep. Chabot urges better intelligence sharing with Taiwan

Nikkei ran its recent online interview with Rep. Steve Chabot, the ranking Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and nonproliferation, a panel with substantial sway over legislation and budget decisions related to the region. Rep. Chabot reportedly said that the militaries of the United States and Taiwan should ramp up sharing of….Read more

  • July 1, 2022
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INTERNATIONAL > Ukraine Crisis

NATO at “historic turning point,” calling Russia “most significant and direct threat” 

All national dailies reported on the “Strategic Concept” adopted by the NATO leaders on Wednesday, saying that in a major shift from its post-Cold War conciliatory approach to Moscow Russia is now “the most significant and direct threat” to the security of NATO. The organization also mentioned China for the first time in the document, which guides its actions for the….Read more

  • July 1, 2022
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Kishida says Japan elevated its relationship with NATO to new level 

Mainichi and Sankei wrote that Prime Minister Kishida told reporters after attending the NATO summit in Madrid that Japan and NATO agreed to elevate their relationship to a new level. The premier said that Japan will establish partnerships for freedom and democracy in Europe and the Indo-Pacific by strengthening cooperation with likeminded nations. Kishida added that at the trilateral summit….Read more

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