Japanese Peacekeepers Come Home From A Grateful South Sudan

  Around 40 soldiers from Unit 11 of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF), who participated in the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan, have returned home to Japan.   This brings an end to almost five years of Japan’s involvement in peace-keeping operations (PKO), beginning with the November 2011 dispatch of command division […]

Why Donald Trump Should Visit Yasukuni

At their recent summit meeting in the United States, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. president Donald J. Trump reaffirmed that the Japan-U.S. alliance is unshakeable. The United States also expressly said that it would use every military means at its disposal, including both conventional forces and nuclear weapons, in order to defend Japan from […]