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Japanese defense in the age of North Korean missile successes

Japanese defense in the age of North Korean missile successesThe Japanese Self-Defense Forces and the U.S. military have a ballistic missile defense system in place in case that would respond if North Korea were to use any of its missiles against the island nation.



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Donald Trump's Defense Of Michael Flynn Sure Didn't Age Well

Donald Trump's Defense Of Michael Flynn Sure Didn't Age WellAfter Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed charges against former national security adviser Michael Flynn, it’s worth noting how strongly President Donald Trump has defended his one-time top aide.



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12 Of John Conyers' Female Former Staffers Come To His Defense

12 Of John Conyers' Female Former Staffers Come To His Defensefemale former staffers are defending their ex-boss amid a wave of sexual harassment allegations against him.



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Ivanka Trump And Chelsea Clinton Come To Malia Obama's Defense Against The Tabloids

Ivanka Trump And Chelsea Clinton Come To Malia Obama's Defense Against The TabloidsFormer first daughter Malia Obama spent a good part of her adolescence in the national spotlight as her dad, you know, led the free world for eight years.



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Russia takes Tokyo to task over defense alliance with Washington

Russia takes Tokyo to task over defense alliance with WashingtonRussia is concerned that Japan is allowing Washington to use its territory as a base for a U.S. military build-up in north Asia under the pretext of countering North Korea, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.



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Bible Scholars Disagree With the 'Jesus, Mary and Joseph' Defense of Roy Moore

Bible Scholars Disagree With the 'Jesus, Mary and Joseph' Defense of Roy Moore"Christians don't use Joseph and Mary to explain child molesting accusations"



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Japanese defense minister sounds alarm on North Korea

Japanese defense minister sounds alarm on North KoreaCLARK, Philippines (AP) — Japan's defense minister asserted Monday that North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities have grown to an "unprecedented, critical and imminent" level, requiring "different responses" to the threat.



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Defense chief says US should stay in nuclear deal with Iran

Defense chief says US should stay in nuclear deal with IranWASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday the United States should remain in the nuclear deal negotiated during the Obama administration that constrains Iran's ability to build a nuclear arsenal.



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Trump Uses RNC Funds To Pay For His Russia Defense — Thanks To Hillary Clinton's Lawyer

Trump Uses RNC Funds To Pay For His Russia Defense -- Thanks To Hillary Clinton's LawyerWASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump, a billionaire, is reportedly using money raised by the Republican National Committee to cover legal fees associated with the Department of Justice investigation into his 2016 presidential campaign. Trump has used over $ 230,000 in money raised by the RNC for his own legal defense, according to Reuters. The president is currently under investigation for potential illegal coordination with Russia ― which is alleged to have hacked the Democratic National Committee and intervened in the election to defeat Hillary Clinton ― and for possible obstruction of justice when he fired James Comey, the former FBI director, in May.



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With China in mind, Japan, India agree to deepen defense

With China in mind, Japan, India agree to deepen defenseBy Amit Dave and Sanjeev Miglani GANDHINAGAR, India (Reuters) – The leaders of India and Japan agreed on Thursday to deepen defense ties and push for more cooperation with Australia and the United States, as they seek to counter growing Chinese influence across Asia. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived this week in his counterpart Narendra Modi’s home state, skipping the tradition of visiting the capital of New Delhi, for the tenth meeting between two leaders since Modi came to power in 2014. Relations have deepened between Asia’s second and third largest economies as Abe and Modi, who enjoy a close personal relationship, increasingly see eye-to-eye to balance China as the dominant Asian power.



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