Feb 4, 2016

Abe mulls expanded SDF role in South Sudan

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday the government is considering expanding the role of the Ground Self-Defense Force in a U.N. mission in South Sudan in line with Japan’s new security legislation that will take effect in March. “Since the legislation has been passed, ...

Dec 29, 2015

LDP takes aim at modern history

Does the LDP plan to use the panel to push a revisionist view of Japan's modern history and lay the groundwork for a revision of the Constitution?