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THIS WEEK: ‘Implications of an Aging Ally, Japan: National Security & Demographic Change in the Indo-Pacific’ with Andrew Oros

Japan's military in marching formation

October 31, 2022

The Indo-Pacific region is facing big demographic change. Core US allies Japan and South Korea – and adversaries Russia and China — are rapidly aging and have shrinking working-age populations, while other regional states are growing. Despite demographics, Japan’s military is the most powerful it has ever been…


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