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Japan Times
May 27, 2023
NATO struggles in the shadows to find new leader
Norwegian Jens Stoltenberg, the transatlantic military alliance"s secretary-general, is due to step down at the end of September after nine years in the post.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics / FOCUS
Jul 9, 2022
Inside the week of Boris Johnson’s downfall
The populist and chaotic leader was a hero for millions of Brexit voters but he ultimately succumbed to a deluge of scandals of his own creation as his most senior ministers turned on him.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jul 8, 2022
To pick Johnson’s successor, Britain’s Conservatives confront the void he leaves behind
The choice of Britainu2019s next prime minister falls to the governing Conservatives, whose lawmakers pushed Boris Johnson to resign and now have to reinvent their party without him.
Japan Times
Jul 7, 2021
Japanese and British defense ministers to hold talks in Tokyo
The politicians will aim to coordinate joint exercises involving the Self-Defense Forces and a British aircraft carrier strike group dispatched to the western Pacific
Japan Times
Feb 4, 2021
Japan and Britain affirm close security ties amid China's rise
Aside from security issues, the ministers agreed to promote fair access to coronavirus vaccines.
Japan Times
Jan 19, 2021
China to top agenda for Japan-U.K. 'two-plus-two' meeting
The two nations' foreign and defense ministers will likely agree to work closely on Britain's plan to dispatch an aircraft carrier strike group to the western Pacific.
Japan Times
Jan 15, 2021
Japan hails U.K. plan to send aircraft carrier group to Asia
A British strike group, centered on the aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth, is expected to carry out joint exercises with the Self-Defense Forces and the U.S. military.


Hideo Shimoju points to a possible site that his fellow neighbors may relocate to. Such relocations have happened before, but not preemptively.
In disaster-prone Japan, some communities consider major moves