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SDF conducted record number of “asset protection” operations for U.S. military  

  • February 20, 2021
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
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Saturday’s Nikkei and Mainichi highlighted the Defense Ministry’s disclosure on Friday that a total of 25 operations were conducted by the SDF last year to protect U.S. military assets, marking a record high and up 11 from the previous year. While explaining that the figure reflects enhanced coordination between the two militaries, the ministry chose not to disclose the details of such operations for security reasons.  

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