ABC news.com 2013.12.17 11:45
By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press
Japan on Tuesday approved a plan to increase defense spending by 5 percent
over the next five years to purchase its first surveillance drones, more
jet fighters and naval destroyers in the face of China's military expansion.
The revised 5-year defense plan was adopted by the Cabinet along with a new
national security strategy that reflects Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive
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