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army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley testifies during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
The evidence submitted by China in 2014 details one of the most notorious incidents of Japan's invasion and brutal occupation of the Asian mainland in the early decades of the last century.

"The Japanese government does not reject any lawful protest in Okinawa," Suga said. "We have never pressured journalists or media organizations.
The move will take place in fall 2017. The move comes as part of the navy's rebalance strategy to increase its presence in the Pacific Fleet.
Other Japanese media including the top-selling Yomiuri Shimbun quoted him as saying that all military activities with the US should be halted.
Japanese media reports suggest that the victim, believed to be a 72-year-old former military officer, may have set his house on fire, blown up his car in a public parking lot and then blown himself up in a nearby park.

Japan also offered maritime support, including used military hardware, to The Philippines (although that was before Duterte's rapprochement with Beijing), and Tokyo has developed a variety of security ties with Indonesia.
Russia has called a military drill on the Kuril Islands, four of which are disputed territories with Japan. The Russian Ministry of Defense announced Friday that troops deployed on the islands will be tested on their battle readiness, as will the ...
"US officially notifies Japan of deployment of 16 F-35 fighters," the agency says. In August, the Japanese government informed the authorities of Iwakuni that the US was planning to deploy 16 of its F35 fighters at the base, starting in 2017.
Eighty soldiers and eight armored personnel carriers from 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division took part in annual Orient Shield drills near Osaka, Japan, that involved 1,600 U.S. and Japanese personnel, before traveling earlier this ...
Beijing - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced that his country is separating from the U.S. in a speech before a Beijing economic forum on Thursday, after handing China a major diplomatic victory, agreeing to resume dialogue on their South ...
Last year, U.S. spying operations in Japan were highlighted by a Wikileaks release of NSA documents that revealed the U.S. had eavesdropped on Japanese government officials and Corporations between 2003 and 2011. Whether the NSA employed Camp ...
In the past, there was a tradition in the U.S. military to paint pin-ups on aircrafts. Today, that tradition lives on in Japan. But there's an important difference: they're not cheesecake pin-ups. They're anime girls, and they're not only on aircrafts ...
The National Naval aviation Museum will pay tribute to the longstanding military alliance between the United States and Japan on Saturday during a special event that will include Japanese Taiko drummers, dancers and photographs of Japan taken by ...
Eyeing what appears to be increasingly hostile behavior from nearby North Korea, Japan may accelerate roughly $1 billion of planned upgrades to ballistic missile defense systems, Reuters reported Monday.
... a further tightening of sanctions after the September nuclear test. Previously in August, Japanese and South Korean officials said a medium-range ballistic missile flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) and landed near Japan's territorial waters.
Four RAF Typhoon fighter jets will arrive in Japan next week to take part in their first-ever drill with the Japanese air self-defence force, as the countries deepen their security ties amid heightened tension over Chinese military activity in the East ...

The expansion of the base will be justified by the need to have takeoff and landing sites for aircraft in order to evacuate Japanese citizens in case of a regional emergency. However, the sources also told Reuters the proposed expansion is driven by a ...
Under the slogan "Let the whole world move to the Uchina beat," Okinawa will host the prefecture's largest international event, the sixth Worldwide Uchinan.
Iraqi Army advances after IS assault on Kirkuk Iraqi Special Forces soldiers hold a cross found in the town of Bartella, Iraq, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016.
Russia has called a military drill on the Kuril Islands, four of which are disputed territories with Japan. The Russian Ministry of Defense announced Friday that troops deployed on the islands will be tested on their battle readiness, as will the ...
The United States has announced it will deploy its controversial state-of-the-art F35 jets on Iwakuni military base in Japan in 2017.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump answers a question from retired navy Rear Adm. Frank Gallo, foreground, during a Retired American Warriors ...
New Delhi - The first-ever defense deal between India and Japan is back on track after two years as Japan has offered a price concession for the purchase of 12 US-2 amphibious aircraft for the Indian navy, according to an official with the Indian ...
The Japanese defense ministry originally planned to buy more than 130 airplanes, but eventually the F-2 order was scaled back to about 90.
Koichi Nakano, a professor of Japanese politics at Tokyo's Sophia University, said the drills were a result of security legislation passed last year in Japan. That allowed the country's Self Defense Forces to participate in foreign conflicts in the ...
Beijing - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced that his country is separating from the U.S. in a speech before a Beijing economic forum on Thursday, after handing China a major diplomatic victory, agreeing to resume dialogue on their South ...
Eighty soldiers and eight armored personnel carriers from 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division took part in annual Orient Shield drills near Osaka, Japan, that involved 1,600 U.S. and Japanese personnel, before traveling earlier this ...
Outside the jurisdiction of its bases on Okinawa, the United States Marine Corps is conducting extensive surveillance of Japanese residents, peace groups and ...
Hanoi - Vietnam supports U.S. "intervention" in the Asia-Pacific if it helps keep peace and stability, the defense ministry has said, in a timely endorsement of a continued U.S.
At a cost of 76 billion yen (735.37 million U.S. dollars) to the Japanese taxpayer, the destroyer is a small part of an increasingly rising tab for Japan's Ministry of Defense which for fiscal year 2017 has requested a record-high budget, marking the ...
In the past, there was a tradition in the U.S. military to paint pin-ups on aircrafts. Today, that tradition lives on in Japan. But there's an important difference: they're not cheesecake pin-ups. They're anime girls, and they're not only on aircrafts ...
The National Naval aviation Museum will pay tribute to the longstanding military alliance between the United States and Japan on Saturday during a special event that will include Japanese Taiko drummers, dancers and photographs of Japan taken by ...
The Japanese and U.S. governments in 1996 agreed on the return to Japan of about half of the 7,500-hectare site for the training area, which is located between the northern Okinawa villages of Kunigami and Higashi.
Japan is all set to expand its only foreign military base in Djibouti, a country located in the Horn of Africa, even as the Chinese are expanding their clout in the region.
WASHINGTON - More is riding on the battle for Mosul than the recapture of the Islamic State group's main stronghold in northern Iraq.
Eyeing what appears to be increasingly hostile behavior from nearby North Korea, Japan may accelerate roughly $1 billion of planned upgrades to ballistic missile defense systems, Reuters reported Monday.
... a further tightening of sanctions after the September nuclear test. Previously in August, Japanese and South Korean officials said a medium-range ballistic missile flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) and landed near Japan's territorial waters.
Japan is to lease a plot of land alongside its existing military base in the east African country of Djibouti from 2017 to "enhance the operational security of our anti-piracy operations facility", a source in Japan's Ministry of Defense (MoD) told IHS ...
14 de octubre de 2016, 11:04Djibouti, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Japanese government sources confirmed they are requesting permission from the authorities of Djibouti to expand a military base used by the Self-Defense Forces (SDF) of Tokyo deployed here.
Four Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft would arrive next week in Japan to partake in their first-ever joint exercise with the Japanese air self-defense force. The war game begins next Friday at Misawa airbase in the country's north ...
Four RAF Typhoon fighter jets will arrive in Japan next week to take part in their first-ever drill with the Japanese air self-defence force, as the countries deepen their security ties amid heightened tension over Chinese military activity in the East ...
Japan will lease additional land in 2017 to expand a military base in the eastern African nation of Djibouti to counter what it sees as growing Chinese influence in the region, Japanese officials were quoted by Reuters news agency as saying. In ...
The expansion of the base will be justified by the need to have takeoff and landing sites for aircraft in order to evacuate Japanese citizens in case of a regional emergency. However, the sources also told Reuters the proposed expansion is driven by a ...
Seoul's military command has set a date for the beginning of troop deployment to Ulleungdo Island, in the Sea of Japan. The island is dangerously close to Liancourt Rocks, a group of islets whose control is disputed between South Korea and Japan.
Robert Neller, commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, agreed Wednesday to cooperate over the return of roughly half of a large U.S. military training area in Okinawa Prefecture, Defense Ministry officials said. The Japanese government seeks the return of ...
NAHA, Okinawa PREF. - Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, the top government spokesman, said Saturday that the government is seeking the return of a portion of a large U.S.
I know that in theory, Japan's "military" is "only" a self-defense force, but it's a big one.
Troops from around the world are to descend on a North Wales abandoned nuclear power station in one of the biggest military training exercises of its kind. Warplanes and surface to air missiles will be used as part of the training mission, which will ...
The yosegaki hinomaru, or good luck flag, was traditionally presented to Japanese servicemen before military deployment, most notably during World War II.


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