Prime Minister Kishida must now address China’s belligerence, constitutional reform, and other priorities that affect the whole nation.
With a clear mandate, the ruling coalition of the LDP and Komeito must act on reforming Japan’s postwar Constitution and address urgent issues affecting the people.
No politician has been subjected to as much verbal abuse and anonymous hate speech as Shinzo Abe. Is that the freedom of speech that we are...
Public opinion is swaying in favor of amending Article 9 to recognize the Self Defense Forces, and given the regional threats, the sooner the better.
“Japan is a soft superpower.” “What we want from Japan is pioneering efforts for the future reconstruction of Ukraine.” – Sergiy Korsunsky, Ukraine Ambassador to Japan.
From pandemic management to relations with its neighbors, Japan faces persistent challenges from the mistakes and unfinished business of the postwar Allied occupation.
The winner in the election for Liberal Democratic Party will also lead the nation. Here’s how they would continue or change Japan.
The Summer Games also exposed various inadequacies in Japanese emergency abilities and distortions in postwar Japanese society.
Japan has always looked to the emperor, and the unbroken imperial line, as the mainstay of our governance.
Japan’s participation in the Korean War is not a secret. It helped defend South Korea, sending crews and minesweepers into actual combat during the crucial first...
Approval for the Suga Cabinet dropped nearly 10 points to 43%, while 69.5% of Japanese signaled disapproval of it’s handling of the COVID-19 crisis.
Japan is in a severe security environment and battling the novel coronavirus crisis, both of which are hindered by the constitution.The referendum procedures act alone is...