U.S. expert says Abe better focus on getting S. Korea on board

/ May 5, 2014

U.S. expert says Abe better focus on getting S. Korea on board

Japan should first improve relations with South Korea before reinterpreting the Constitution for the sake of collective self-defense, says George Washington University professor Mike Mochizuki. If the government wants to reinterpret the supreme code, it should also “take steps to promote better relations by ...

Outsiders key to resolving Futenma: analyst

Feb 19, 2013

Outsiders key to resolving Futenma: analyst

With both Japan and the United States unlikely to soon seek new solutions to the stalled relocation of the Futenma air station in Okinawa, progress might be better achieved through discussions by nongovernmental experts, according to a U.S. analyst. The existing plan to transfer ...