Must Read

PrintPrint EmailEmail ShareShare CiteCite


PBS: Japan's About Face

July 8, 2008


"Military expenditure" covers all expenditure on: the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies involved in defense projects; paramilitary forces that are trained, equipped and available for military operations; and military space activities.

Full Text of Document

More on This Topic

Analysis Brief

Japan Also Rises

Japan's military spending is not rising nearly as quickly as that of its neighbor, China, or of its closest ally, the United States. Yet...