Constitutional guarantees on freedom of religion are collapsing as PM Kishida and the Diet follow Nara police, blaming the Unification Church for Abe's death.
Japan's geopolitical neighborhood faces a triple crisis, but most Diet members are focused on trivia instead of protecting the people and our homeland.
The premise of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty has collapsed. Threatened by North Korea and others, Japan needs a new approach to nuclear deterrence.
Given that the Japanese economy is still mired with deflation, Japan should issue defense bonds as a balance between economic growth and national defense.
The plaintiffs’ risk of receiving fatal injury by radiation is close to zero, far lower than socially weak people’s mortality risk from electricity price hikes.
The Biden administration’s 2022 National Defense Strategy calls for strengthening deterrence against China, so why did it exclude a key regional player?
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.
Regrettably, most Westerners have a similar historical perception. To correct the wrong perception, Japan has no choice but to proactively promote external communications.
The failure to listen to island residents and experts with contradicting views contributes to one-sided reporting that perpetuates falsehoods and damages bilateral relations.
According to the Latin expression, "SI VIS PACEM, PARA BELLUM," if you want peace, prepare for war. Ukraine wasn’t ready. And Japan?
To achieve decarbonization and sustain it, you have to use nuclear power in coordination with hydroelectricity or other sources.
The Putin administration, using its toughened media controls, has Russian media broadcasting stories to increase bias against Japan in the Northern Territories dispute.