Trump expects Japan’s military to reinforce United States in Asia and beyond

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump take photos with military personnel aboard the USS Wasp as they participate in a Memorial Day Address in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo, Japan May 28, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato

TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump expects that Japan’s military will reinforce U.S. forces throughout Asia and elsewhere, he said on Tuesday, as the key U.S. ally upgrades the ability of its forces to operate further from its shores. Trump’s comments followed his inspection of Japan’s largest warship, the Kaga, a helicopter carrier designed […]

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