May 22, 2014

Abe, Malaysian leader discuss deeper relations

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met his Malaysian counterpart, Najib Razak, in Tokyo on Wednesday for the third meeting of its kind in a year as the two nations try to deepen economic and security cooperation. Najib arrived in Japan earlier Wednesday for a two-day ...

Getting to the heart of Abe's vision for Japan's military

| May 19, 2014

Getting to the heart of Abe's vision for Japan's military

The hottest buzzwords in politics these days are “the right of collective self-defense,” now that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s advisory panel on security has released its much-awaited recommendations for reinterpreting the Constitution. The Japanese people have been engaged in heated debate as Abe works ...