Jun 9, 2015

Security bills consistent with Constitution: Abe

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday rebutted the view that national security bills aimed at allowing the country to exercise the right of collective self-defense run counter to the Constitution. “I believe that the bills are consistent with the basic concept of the Constitution,” ...

Jun 3, 2015

Stop ducking security bill questions

The Abe administration is doing everything it can to avoid getting pinned down on the details of its security legislation — to the detriment of public understanding.

Jun 1, 2015

Japan, South Korea to hold talks on sharing military intelligence

In a sign of easing tension, Seoul and Tokyo are preparing to hold talks this year on sharing military intelligence, the South Korean Defense Ministry said Monday. “It’s my understanding that talks on sharing military intelligence between South Korea and Japan are being prepared,” ...