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Japan Pledges $2.4 Bn to Defray US Troop, Basing Costs

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(click to view full) According to Agence France Presse, Japan has pledged Monday to provide $1.2 billion dollars annually over the next two years to help the United States station troops there. AFP notes that the funding agreement is in line with previous arrangements by Japan, which began sharing the cost of hosting US military […]

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