Yoshihide Suga, Japan's re-appointed chief cabinet secretary, speaks during a news conference announcing Japan's new cabinet members at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appointed a former soldier and security veteran as his new defense minister, as he prepares to push through legislation to toughen the country's military stance amid a dispute with China. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images