Despite the growing nuclear threat and waning US influence, Japan stays committed to its three non-nuclear principles while South Korea's stance is proactive.
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.
Prime Minister Kishida should realize that the Japanese people cannot be safeguarded unless the country's nuclear deterrence posture is strengthened.
With significant public support, the National Security Strategy tackles defending Japan and reinforcing the Japan-US alliance against an aggressive China.
“There can be no way to protect our country just by advocating non-nuclearism,” declared the granddaughter of a survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bomb.
“The US policy of ambiguity toward Taiwan is now fostering instability in the Indo-Pacific region,” former PM Shinzo Abe wrote.
“I would like people to have the same sense of urgency that they would have if they thought that a missile would come flying over their...
China is thought to have about 1,000 nuclear weapons. We need thorough discussions with no taboos to prevent today’s Ukraine from becoming tomorrow’s Japan.
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...
In the Sankei Shimbun and Fuji News Network joint opinion poll in March, 62.8% were “against nuclear sharing” but believed “it should still be discussed.”
Japan's is in peril security-wise. Russia, North Korea, and China are nuclear powers all shamelessly violating international law.
Japan’s Prime Minister used crisis meetings with the US and its allies to decry the threat of use of weapons of mass destruction.