Oct 6, 2015

Legislation Bureau misconduct

The Cabinet Legislation Bureau's failure to keep records of its internal discussions leading up to the Abe administration's reinterpretation of Article 9 only deepens suspicions about the legal legitimacy of the Cabinet decision and the subsequent security legislation.

U.S. welcomes Japan's enactment of new security legislation

/ Sep 19, 2015

U.S. welcomes Japan's enactment of new security legislation

The United States on Friday welcomed Japan’s enactment of new laws that ease restrictions on overseas activities of the Self-Defense Forces, including allowing them to help allies even if Japan is not directly attacked. “We welcome Japan’s ongoing efforts to strengthen the alliance and ...