The Izumo Deployment: Japan’s Hat In th…

The maiden deployment of Japan’s largest post-WWII warship, the JS Izumo to a South China Sea cruise at a time when the US and China in particular are contesting for political and military primacy in the region has set tongues wagging in many parts of the world, particularly in Beijing. It is Japan’s biggest foray into the region since World War II, taking place against the waxing of Chinese power and the waning of American sway.

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