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Interesting, odd, outrageous or informative quotes about Japan

The Orwellian sounding “Self-defence force” quote of the day

“…in 1952… The Republic of China (Taiwan), the People’s Republic of China on the mainland, the Republic of Korea (South Korea), and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) all possessed military establishments far larger than what became Japan’s Self-Defense Forces”

A statistic that puts a bit of sense behind the rearming of Japan during the Cold War, CIA conspiracies aside.

From the Encyclopedia Britannica Japan’s International Relations page

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