Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, left, and Defense Minister Gen Nakatani, second from left, attend a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, third from right, and Secretary of Defense... more 
Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, left, and Defense Minister Gen Nakatani, second from left, attend a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, third from right, and Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, not visible, in New York, Monday, April 27, 2015. Japan and the U.S. foreign and defense ministers on Monday signed off on revisions to the U.S.-Japan defense guidelines, boosting their defense relationship to allow a greater Japanese role in global military operations with an eye on potential threats from China and North Korea. They are the first changes to the treaty allies' joint strategy in 18 years. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, Pool) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Seth Wenig, Pool
Mon, Apr 27, 2015 10:54 AM EDT