Japan, which has been pacifist since the end of World War Two, is now a step closer to acquiring weapons able to strike neighboring North Korea. A ruling party committee on Friday (July 31) approved a proposal for the country to acquire capabilities to halt ballistic missile attacks within enemy territory.
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