Japan's Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera speaks during an interview with Reuters at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo February 14, 2013. Japan has the right to develop the ability to make a pre-emptive ... more 
Japan's Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera speaks during an interview with Reuters at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo February 14, 2013. Japan has the right to develop the ability to make a pre-emptive strike against an imminent attack given a changing security environment although it has no plan to do so now, Onodera said on Thursday, days after North Korea conducted a third nuclear test. To match Interview JAPAN-DEFENCE/ REUTERS/Issei Kato (JAPAN - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY) less 
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Thu, Feb 14, 2013 2:01 AM EST