Japanese newspapers: the need to editorial MSDF Middle ...
Government is based on the deterioration of the situation in the Middle East, I went to the study by the dispatch Self-Defense Forces. Rather than the coalition of the willing of the US-led, it says that it is its own activities, but poor on the need and rationale for dispatch. Should not be abused [expedient] that research.
The conflict between the US and Iran, it is undeniable that the Middle East is to enhance the degree of urgency. For Japan, which depends more than 80 percent of crude oil imports in the region, detente and the situation in the stabilization of the Middle East it is a matter of life and death.
That said, not related to Japan of the attack on the tanker are frequent, not even in a situation that requires a guard by the Self-Defense Forces vessels. Where to wonder whether or not there is urgent need to dispatch the Self-Defense Forces.