Japan's Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera, right in the background, speaks during a meeting at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo Friday, July 26, 2013. Japan's government says in an interim defense policy... more 
Japan's Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera, right in the background, speaks during a meeting at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo Friday, July 26, 2013. Japan's government says in an interim defense policy paper that drones and marines are needed to strengthen defenses against China and North Korea. The report approved Friday by the Defense Ministry outlines Japan's mid- to long-term defense policy ahead of a final report expected in December. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT less 
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