Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Japan: Jets Scrambling at Record Pace to Counter Intrusions

Japanese air force jets are scrambling at a record pace to counter Chinese fighters intruding into its air space along its southern flank and Russian bombers and spy planes probing its northern defenses, the Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. Chinese fighter flights have increased in and around the energy-rich East China Sea, where Japan and China both lay claim to a group of islets. In the nine months ending Dec. 31, Japanese fighters scrambled 744 times, 32 percent more than the same...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter