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Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has landed a new gig with Japan’s biggest steelmaker, Nippon Steel Corp.

In a statement, Nippon Steel shared, “We look forward to working alongside Pompeo to further emphasize the ways in which Nippon Steel’s acquisition of U.S. Steel bolsters the country’s economic and national security.”

On Monday, Japan and the Philippines signed a new defense pact that will allow the two nations to deploy troops to each other’s territory, a step being taken as part of the US-led military buildup against China in the region.

According to AP, the deal was signed by Philippine Defense Secretary Gilberto Teodoro and Japanese Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa in Manila during a ceremony witnessed by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

Authored by George Ford Smith via The Mises Institute,

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