Japan’s plans to “enable fighter jets to be operated from existing warships” would involve refitting the destroyer Izumo to allow the carrying of F35B fighter bombers. Photo: Kyodo News via AP
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SCMP Editorial

Shinzo Abe’s nationalist push could easily heighten tension in the region

  • The next phase of the Japanese PM’s agenda cannot be done without considering his country’s past and the economic and political environment

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Japan’s plans to “enable fighter jets to be operated from existing warships” would involve refitting the destroyer Izumo to allow the carrying of F35B fighter bombers. Photo: Kyodo News via AP
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