Japan is joining up with the US to carry out drills, according to reports
The Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (MSDF) may carry out helicopter landings on the USS Carl Vinson, which was deployed near the Korean peninsula in the wake of Kim Jong-un’s missile tests.
It is believed the joint military drills are to be carried out as a show of strength towards Kim Jong-un’s despotic regime.
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U.S. and South Korean marines participate in the endurance exercise in temperature below minus 20 degrees celsius under a scenario to defend the country from any possible attacks from North Korea.
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Japan wants to dispatch several destroyers as the Carl Vinson enters the East China Sea
An anonymous source told Reuters: "Japan wants to dispatch several destroyers as the Carl Vinson enters the East China Sea."
One source who told Reuters about the drills has direct knowledge of the plan, while the other has reportedly been briefed.
Japanese military officials refused to comment on the proposed drills.
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Since 2008, photographer Eric Lafforgue ventured to North Korea six times. Thanks to digital memory cards, he was able to save photos that was forbidden to take inside the segregated state
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The joint show of military might between the US and Japan could anger China.
Tokyo and Beijing officials have been locked in a bitter territorial dispute over the uninhabited islets lose to Taiwan.
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