National / Politics Aug 10, 2015

Mideast experts call for abolition of security bills

About 100 experts on the Middle East, including former Japanese ambassadors to the region, called Monday for the abolition of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's security bills, saying they could ruin the region's faith in Japan and eventually threaten the lives of Japanese. "(Recent) major wars ...

Editorials Aug 6, 2015

The truth in Isozaki's candid words

The Abe administration's sentiments were bluntly underlined when a special adviser to the prime minister asserted that security considerations take precedence over the stability of the nation's legal system.