Aug 29, 2016

Postwar polity at crossroads


A full-scale debate on the Constitution needs to begin with a discussion on the significance of Japan's wartime defeat and the postwar reforms, and involve historical and philosophical explorations on the nation's postwar path.

Aug 19, 2016

DP leader Okada raps Biden for nuclear remark on Constitution

Democratic Party President Katsuya Okada criticized U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday for stating that Japan’s pacifist constitution was written by the United States. Okada said the comment, made Monday as Biden attacked Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s proposal to let Japan obtain ...