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Japan to provide U.S. with missile data from Aegis Ashore

National / Politics Jul 9, 2019

Japan to provide U.S. with missile data from Aegis Ashore

Japan will provide U.S. forces with information obtained from planned Aegis Ashore ground-based missile defense systems when necessary, Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said at a news conference Tuesday. The comment suggests there is a possibility that the Aegis Ashore systems would serve as a radar ...

Abe calls for constitutional amendments proposals to be debated in Diet

National / Politics Jul 8, 2019

Abe calls for constitutional amendments proposals to be debated in Diet

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday demanded that the Diet discuss his Liberal Democratic Party's proposals for constitutional amendments. The LDP's proposals include defining the roles of the Self-Defense Forces in the Constitution's war-renouncing Article 9. Political parties should put forward their own proposals for constitutional ...