Amid the increasing threat of despotic regimes, the new Kishida Cabinet must prioritize constitutional reform to establish defense as a core state function.
"The most important thing for us is that there should be no war in our region, including the Taiwan Strait," Taro Aso told a forum in...
The White Paper recognizes that "Japan has entered a new era of crisis, facing its most severe and complex security environment since WWII."
British PM Sunak said that President Zelenskyy's in-person G7 Hiroshima Summit visit sent "a powerful message about the unity and determination of members."
The US leader praised Yoon Suk-yeol for his rendition of the song, "American Pie" and also for his bold steps toward improving relations with Japan.
The order was later retracted but North Korean missile provocations are escalating, with launches of an unprecedented frequency near Japan.
In the wake of Kishida's visit to Ukraine, the government should promptly revise the National Security Guidelines and provide lethal weapons to Ukraine.
Opposition members in the Diet wasted time during the 2023 budget deliberations by attacking LDP minister Sanae Takaichi with a discredited document.
Japan should cooperate with NATO to deter both tyrannical China and Russia. Secretary-General Stoltenberg's visit to Tokyo confirmed that commitment.
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...
Russia's illegal occupation of Japan's Northern Territories should not be treated as merely a matter between two countries.
The new National Security Strategy will likely determine Japan's national security trajectory for at least the next ten years. This is what you need to know.