The Abe administration has drawn up security legislation aimed at dealing “seamlessly” with situations ranging from peacetime to contingencies. What will change? And how about revision of the Constitution? We interviewed Iwaya Takeshi, chair of the LDP’s Research Commission on Security.
Yielding few results after a year of negotiations, Prime Minister Abe should rethink his strategy for abducction talks with North Korea.
In an op-ed piece originally published in Korean in South Korea’s JoongAng Daily, CSIS’s Victor Cha discusses the role of the United States in Japan-Korea relations.
The Obama administration’s “rebalance” to the Pacific is manifestly failing to prevent Chinese expansionism. The reason is that China’s rapid military buildup is shifting the regional balance of power in their direction. Until the United States and its partners reinforce their own position in the region, China will continue its coercive tactics in the East