Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's U.S. Carrier Visit Echoes A New Age For Japan's Military Doctrine

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History was made yesterday as Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the USS Ronald Reagan during Japan’s massive Maritime Self-Defense Force Fleet Review exercise. It was the first time a Japanese Prime Minister had visited a U.S. aircraft carrier at sea, and is yet another sign of Japan’s changing military stance.