Australia and Japan have sealed a Reciprocal Access Agreement (RAA) involving their respective armies [1].

It was negotiated as part of a future global NATO [2], notwithstanding the Trump administration’s disapproval and the Pentagon’s efforts of getting the Quad (military agreement between Japan, Australia, India and the United States) back on track.

[1Japan-Australia Joint Statement”, Voltaire Network, 17 November 2020.

[2NATO Wants to Become the Atlantic-Pacific Alliance”, by Thierry Meyssan, Translation Roger Lagassé, Voltaire Network, 12 December 2019.