Why is Japan changing its ban on exporting lethal weapons, and why is it so controversial?

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FILE - Britain's Defense Minister Grant Shapps, right, Italy's Defense Minister Guido Crosetto, left, and Japanese Defense Minister Minoru Kihara, center, attend a joint press conference after a signing ceremony for Global Combat Air Programme (GCAP) at the defense ministry on Dec. 14, 2023, in Tokyo, Japan. Japans Cabinet on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, approved a plan to sell future next-generation fighter jets that its developing with Britain and Italy to other countries, in the latest move away from the countrys postwar pacifist principles. (David Mareuil/Pool Photo via AP, File) TOKYO – Japan's Cabinet OK'd a plan to sell future...