Japan is taking steps to modernize its military in the face of an increasingly unpredictable security environment.
Nathan Swire is a third-year student at Harvard Law School. Prior to law school he served for four years as an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Army, primarily with the Second Cavalry Regiment based out of Vilseck, Germany. He holds a bachelor's degree in Government from Dartmouth College.
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Nations throughout the Pacific are signing deals, but the U.S. and China continue to clash at APEC and elsewhere.
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