Japan’s ambitious push for broader military role

Author: Al Jazeera America

Categories: In the News

  Although legislation enabling Japan to broaden its military role officially went into effect last week, don’t expect to see a large increase in overseas combat operations anytime soon, Sasakawa USA’s Dr. Jeffrey Hornung said March 28 in an on-air interview with Al Jazeera America. “There needs to be one caveat to the whole discussion

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Japanese emperor visits Philippines amid tensions

Author: Al Jazeera America

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

  An emphasis on economic assistance and defense cooperation between Japan and the Philippines is likely to continue despite attention being paid to the comfort women issue in the Philippines, Sasakawa USA Fellow Dr. Jeffrey Hornung said January 26 in an on-air interview with Al Jazeera America. “When it comes to the relationship between Japan

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