A member of Japan Self-Defense Force stands by an American Patriot missile unit deployed against the North Korea's missile firing, at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo, Monday, March 6, 2017. (AP/Shizuo Kambayashi)

The End Of Japan’s Policy Of Pacifism

Japan has long depended on the U.S. to protect it militarily, as its own armed forces were virtually eliminated in the wake of World War II. But a new push for the end of Japanese pacifism is under way, with the U.S. military-industrial complex set to profit from the expansion of Japan’s military.