Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (bottom 3rd L) reviews Japan Self-Defence Forces' (SDF) troops during the annual SDF ceremony at Asaka Base in Asaka, near Tokyo October 27, 2013. Abe, in an ... more 
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (bottom 3rd L) reviews Japan Self-Defence Forces' (SDF) troops during the annual SDF ceremony at Asaka Base in Asaka, near Tokyo October 27, 2013. Abe, in an interview published on Saturday, said Japan was ready to be more assertive towards China as Beijing threatened to strike back if provoked. REUTERS/Issei Kato (JAPAN - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY) less 
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