NATO Pivots to Asia as China Threat Grows


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Talks are underway for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to open a liaison office in Japan, the military alliance's first in Asia. "We are already in discussions, but no details (have been) finalized yet," Japan's foreign minister Yoshimasa Hayashi told CNN in an interview on Wednesday, adding that the country was left with no choice but to rethink its security following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which has made the world "more unstable." News of the discussions aligns with NATO's plans to strengthen cooperation with Asia-Pacific countries. The military alliance said in a February statement that "strengthening relations with the...