Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
Japan launched a new destroyer with top-of-the line US missile defense technology earlier this month.
Japan's military is a self-defense force and the ship is only meant to do training and diplomatic outreach.
But China portrayed it as a menace because it wants to seize control of the South China Sea.
Defense cooperation between the US and Japan ushered in an era of peace that enriched the world, and China, but now a powerful China seeks to unseat the US as...