The Japanese Military's Greatest Enemy Isn't China
The National Interest -

Michael Peck

Security, Asia

But a shrinking population...

In a nation whose population is so elderly that robot children substitute for the real thing, it’s not surprising to find a lack of young people to join the military.

But Japan is finding that robots are no substitute for people to maintain its military.

The Japan Self-Defense Force has been unable to meet its recruiting goals since 2014. As of March 2018, it was almost 10 percent below its budgeted strength of 247,154 personnel....


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