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The rise of China as a major military power has caused Japan, South Korea and Taiwan to start looking to field new weapons. (Source photo by Reuters)

Military might and flashpoints shift from West to East

Asia now accounts for half of US overseas troop deployments

JUNNOSUKE KOBARA and YUKIO TAJIMA, Nikkei staff writers | East Asia

TOKYO --The center of global military might and new international flashpoints are shifting from West to East.

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