Sep 3, 2016

Japan to double staff for gathering intelligence on terrorism

The government approved an ordinance Friday to double the number of staffers for collecting intelligence on terrorism to about 80. The government aims to boost its ability to collect terrorism-related information and improve communication among related officials ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and ...

Dec 4, 2015

Japan brings forward anti-terrorism intelligence unit launch

Japan decided Friday to move forward the launch of a government unit to collect intelligence on international terrorism as part of a push to strengthen the nation’s anti-terrorism capabilities. The launch on Tuesday of the Counterterrorism Unit-Japan was moved up from April in the ...