Just like the lacquerware that survived the devastating Wajima Morning Market fire, Wajima-nuri artisans can overcome this crisis with the nation's support.
The Komeito Party opposes further easing curbs on lethal weapons exports. The UK says Japan needs to reassess this, considering its position in the world.
To deter China from invading Taiwan and creating a third theater of war, Western allies must urgently align on bolstering their dwindling arms and ammunition.
Simulations confirm that Japan cannot protect itself with its current defense capabilities. With this reality check, contingency plans are finally underway.
Godzilla is a metaphor for all human destructiveness. It never goes away, but Japan always regenerates itself when it faces the truth — just like in...
As Japan's neighbors bolster their missile capabilities, Defense Minister Minoru Kihara stresses the need to enhance deterrence against potential threats.
Amid the increasing threat of despotic regimes, the new Kishida Cabinet must prioritize constitutional reform to establish defense as a core state function.
There is nothing wrong with Japan becoming a military power if by that term we mean a "true defensive power that won't tolerate aggression by other...
Retired US Marine Colonel Grant Newsham takes on key questions about Japan's national defense: How far has it come, what needs improving, and why?
Japan must think ahead as the possibility of a Taiwan contingency looms. How will Japanese citizens be evacuated, and how will the two armed forces communicate?
The agreements included aid to the Philippines, facilitating military training exchanges, and enhancing trilateral security cooperation with the United States.
Unless Japan stands by the security documents, which could involve the use of civilian airports and seaports, the US might lose confidence in Japan as an...