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 should be proud of its past. The truth is that when Japan did have a military, it used it for the noblest purpose of all...
The Prime Minister says parliamentary debate and public opinion must be enlivened at the same time as the ruling party pushes for four amendments.
To make the aggressor hesitate to attack, "we need to possess striking power to attack an enemy at its military bases," and "to share the US...
Some may say it’s unthinkable that the United States would not fight to defend the Senkakus. Perhaps it would have been impossible until now.
Japan stands naked in the face of China’s threat. We should foster among citizens the spirit of protecting the country and prepare for national defense.
Japan is able to ship only non-lethal aid to Ukraine. It cannot have this legal limitation when an Indo-Pacific ally comes under attack.
How can Japan defend itself against China and North Korea? An American analysis of an effective nuclear deterrence for Japan remains relevant 40 years later.
According to the Latin expression, "SI VIS PACEM, PARA BELLUM," if you want peace, prepare for war. Ukraine wasn’t ready. And Japan?
From the economy, COVID-19, to U.S. relations and environmental challenges, Fumio Kishida fleshed out some of the policies that will influence his time as Prime Minister...
“Without a fresh breeze the LDP will lose its vitality,” Takaichi said, explaining her decision to run for president of the ruling party.
Japan’s postwar imposed constitution is hindering defense collaboration with its U.S. ally, and even American observers are pushing for needed changes.