Apr 4, 2016

Japan SDF personnel nervous about arms use under new laws

Some Self-Defense Forces personnel have voiced worry and bewilderment over the expanded roles they will be called on to play under the security laws that came into force last week, particularly those that may involve the use of weapons. Under the controversial laws, the ...

Mar 29, 2016

Security legislation takes effect

Japan's postwar defense posture underwent a major change this week as new security legislation took effect, but how the government plans to implement the laws remains unclear.