Oct 18, 2016

SDF's expanding missions

Lawmakers in the Diet should once again scrutinize how far the administration intends to expand the SDF's overseas missions under Abe's call for "proactive contribution to peace" and how that should be controlled.

Oct 2, 2016

Government to seek Diet approval for deal to arm U.S. troops

The government is getting ready to ask the Diet to approve revisions to an agreement on logistics-sharing with the U.S. military, according to sources. The move comes after Tokyo and Washington signed the revised Acquisition and Cross-Servicing Agreement, or ACSA, on Sept. 26. The ...