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How about penalizing Chinese and Russian entities still engaging in trade with North Korea? Or preventing Pyongyang from stealing assets through cyberattacks?
While the latest attempted satellite launch by North Korea failed, it was still a clear violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions.
The Japanese Ministry of Defense has issued a "destruction order" in the event a planned North Korean satellite launch threatens Japanese territory.
The prime minister emphasized that, in resolving the abductions, he is ready for "direct, high-level talks" that would pave the way for a meeting with Kim.
The order was later retracted but North Korean missile provocations are escalating, with launches of an unprecedented frequency near Japan.
A week after Prime Minister Kishida demanded Russia pull its forces out of Ukraine, Russia's Navy fired rockets capable of destroying a ship near Japan.
Critics are wrong to say Mr Kishida gives too much attention to Ukraine. Instead his powerful advocacy of the rules-based international order deserves applause.
The National Diet should not confine the discussion to sources of funding for expanded defense outlays, but include how to elevate Japan's deterrence power.