Joining the Five Eyes would help Tokyo reduce the fallout from worsening ties with Seoul over historical issues and trade tensions. Photo: AP Joining the Five Eyes would help Tokyo reduce the fallout from worsening ties with Seoul over historical issues and trade tensions. Photo: AP
Joining the Five Eyes would help Tokyo reduce the fallout from worsening ties with Seoul over historical issues and trade tensions. Photo: AP
Japan

Is Japan more interested in being a ‘Sixth Eye’ than sharing intelligence with South Korea?

  • Tokyo has committed to the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA) pact between Japan, South Korea and the US
  • But as relations with Seoul show no signs of improvement, it is stepping up its campaign to join the US, Britain and others in the exclusive Five Eyes group

Topic |   Japan
Joining the Five Eyes would help Tokyo reduce the fallout from worsening ties with Seoul over historical issues and trade tensions. Photo: AP Joining the Five Eyes would help Tokyo reduce the fallout from worsening ties with Seoul over historical issues and trade tensions. Photo: AP
Joining the Five Eyes would help Tokyo reduce the fallout from worsening ties with Seoul over historical issues and trade tensions. Photo: AP
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