Trump sees Japan’s Abe as ally in push back against China: adviser
Despite a demand during his campaign “that Japan pay more for the upkeep of U.S. forces on its soil,” Trump may be set to deepen the U.S.-Japan alliance as a counterweight to China, according to a security adviser to Trump. The Japanese prime minister and American president-elect are set to meet next week, when they may discuss military budgets and the possibility of joint patrols in the South China Sea.
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