To avert what could be the biggest postwar crisis for Japan's security environment, the country needs a robust security strategy, including collective defense.
The Prime Minister says parliamentary debate and public opinion must be enlivened at the same time as the ruling party pushes for four amendments.
After 75 years, Japan should be mature enough as a democracy to have its citizens determine what they want their future to look like.
Democracy was at work in Japan in the late 19th century, long before World War II and the postwar Occupation.
Drafted on the assumption of Western superiority, the postwar Japanese constitution is not an artifact of Japanese political will or self-determination, but a monument to what...
Japan’s postwar imposed constitution is hindering defense collaboration with its U.S. ally, and even American observers are pushing for needed changes.