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Why Germany And Japan Are Expanding Their Militaries

September 4, 2016

 

How Powerful is Germany? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=io2cAtwR57c
How Powerful is Japan? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzV_Oo3CFj8
Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHmlAfter WWII, Japan and Germany rewrote their constitutions to limit their militaries. So why have they decided to increase their forces?

Learn More:
New York Times: In a Reversal, Germany’s Military Growth Is Met With Western Relief http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/06/world/europe/european-union-germany-army.html

Telegraph: Japan allows army to join foreign forces in action
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/11873538/Japan-expected-to-pass-security-bills-despite-widespread-anger.html

The Guardian: Germany slowly comes to terms with sending its armed forces abroad
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2012/sep/18/germany-military-modernise-foreign-intervention

BBC: Toothless tiger: Japan Self-Defence Forces
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34485966

Music by APM: “Evolving Elements”

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