Japan and the United States began a 10-day joint military exercise on Monday. Photo: US Pacific Fleet Japan and the United States began a 10-day joint military exercise on Monday. Photo: US Pacific Fleet
Japan and the United States began a 10-day joint military exercise on Monday. Photo: US Pacific Fleet

American troops could be sent to ‘defend the Senkaku Islands’, US commander says

  • Lieutenant General Kevin Schneider made the remarks after touching down on a Japanese destroyer for the start of a joint drill
  • He also took aim at recent ‘malign activities on the part of Beijing’, including its military build-up in the South China Sea

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Japan and the United States began a 10-day joint military exercise on Monday. Photo: US Pacific Fleet Japan and the United States began a 10-day joint military exercise on Monday. Photo: US Pacific Fleet
Japan and the United States began a 10-day joint military exercise on Monday. Photo: US Pacific Fleet
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