Joseph Ax

For Joseph Ax's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Armed with new power, Democrats push for stricter U.S. gun laws

World / Politics Feb 10, 2019

Armed with new power, Democrats push for stricter U.S. gun laws

Democratic lawmakers are pushing stricter gun laws in statehouses across the country, emboldened by sweeping electoral victories in 2018 and confident that public opinion is on their side a year after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Last year's wins handed Democrats control of the ...

World Aug 6, 2018

Risk of drone strikes is highlighted by apparent attack in Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accused political foes of trying to kill him during an open-air speech Saturday using explosives-laden drones, prompting a host of questions about the alleged attack and who might have been behind it. Wherever the investigation leads, Maduro's allegations raised the specter ...