Apr 6, 2014

A risky weapons-export policy

The Abe administration must consider whether its new policy that relaxes Japan's long-standing prohibitions against weapons exports could increase tension with other countries and thereby reduce national security.

Oct 12, 2013

Revising Status of Forces Agreement

A meeting earlier this month among Japan-U.S. officials failed to address change for most of the core issues held in place by the half-century-old U.S.-Japan Status of Forces Agreement.