How Japan Plans to Conquer the Global Arms Market
May 15, 2015
How Japan Plans to Conquer the Global Arms Market
Tokyo's first arms exhibition in decades illustrates its ambitions to become a global supplier of military hardware.
How Japan Plans to Conquer the Global Arms Market
Tokyo's Subs Might Not Be Best Option for Australia
May 07, 2015
Tokyo's Subs Might Not Be Best Option for Australia
Despite sharing classified data, the Australian submariner community remains skeptical of the Soryu-class submarines.
Tokyo's Subs Might Not Be Best Option for Australia
Meet Japan’s Newest Aircraft for Defending the Senkaku Islands
May 06, 2015
Meet Japan’s Newest Aircraft for Defending the Senkaku Islands
The U.S. State Department just approved a $3 billion arms deal with Japan.
Meet Japan’s Newest Aircraft for Defending the Senkaku Islands
Remembering the Indians of Gallipoli
April 27, 2015
Remembering the Indians of Gallipoli
Plus, U.S.-Japan defense guidelines, North Korea's nuclear program, and the best kept secret of defense analysis.
Remembering the Indians of Gallipoli
'Arma Virumque Cano' - Parades and Militarism in Asia
April 23, 2015
'Arma Virumque Cano' - Parades and Militarism in Asia
When militarism and national insecurity intersect, as they seem to be doing today in Asia, carnage often follows.
'Arma Virumque Cano' - Parades and Militarism in Asia
Could Japan and South Korea Be Hit by 1,000 Missiles?
April 09, 2015
Could Japan and South Korea Be Hit by 1,000 Missiles?
A new report provides scenarios of North Korea's future delivery systems capabilities.
Could Japan and South Korea Be Hit by 1,000 Missiles?
Have Aliens Tried to Invade Japan?
April 03, 2015
Have Aliens Tried to Invade Japan?
Japan's Defense Minister faced unusual questions from a lawmaker this week.
Have Aliens Tried to Invade Japan?
India and Japan Continue to Deepen Their Defense Ties
April 01, 2015
India and Japan Continue to Deepen Their Defense Ties
China is driving Asia's second- and third-biggest military spenders closer.
India and Japan Continue to Deepen Their Defense Ties
US Officials Believe North Korea Has SLBMs, Miniaturized Nuclear Devices
March 21, 2015
US Officials Believe North Korea Has SLBMs, Miniaturized Nuclear Devices
Plus, Japan and Australia plan to buy Ospreys, China picks a new diplomat for Pyongyang, and more. Security links.
US Officials Believe North Korea Has SLBMs, Miniaturized Nuclear Devices
3 Countries Asked to Bid for Largest-Ever Australian Defense Contract
February 24, 2015
3 Countries Asked to Bid for Largest-Ever Australian Defense Contract
A competitive evaluation process will take 10 months to complete.
3 Countries Asked to Bid for Largest-Ever Australian Defense Contract
Japan Hit by Cyberattacks at an Unprecedented Level
February 20, 2015
Japan Hit by Cyberattacks at an Unprecedented Level
Japan is trying to battle cyber attacks through increased international cooperation.
Japan Hit by Cyberattacks at an Unprecedented Level
 This is Japan’s Best Strategy to Defeat China at Sea
February 20, 2015
This is Japan’s Best Strategy to Defeat China at Sea
In order to win, Japan should give China a dose of its own medicine.
This is Japan’s Best Strategy to Defeat China at Sea
Why the World Needs Reporters: Reflections on Kenji Goto
February 12, 2015
Why the World Needs Reporters: Reflections on Kenji Goto
Yang Hengjun reflects on the role of reporters -- and the risks they face each day.
Why the World Needs Reporters: Reflections on Kenji Goto
Is Germany Still in the Race for Australia’s Biggest Arms Deal of the Century?
January 24, 2015
Is Germany Still in the Race for Australia’s Biggest Arms Deal of the Century?
Angela Merkel is aggressively pushing for Germany to win a contract to build 12 submarines.
Is Germany Still in the Race for Australia’s Biggest Arms Deal of the Century?
Despite IS Hostage Crisis, PM Abe Brings Japan Closer to Israel
January 23, 2015
Despite IS Hostage Crisis, PM Abe Brings Japan Closer to Israel
By forging closer ties with Israel, Shinzo Abe is trying to make Japan geopolitically more relevant.
Despite IS Hostage Crisis, PM Abe Brings Japan Closer to Israel
Asian Geopolitical Trends in 2015
January 10, 2015
Asian Geopolitical Trends in 2015
The Diplomat's editors kick off 2015 with a discussion of the geopolitical trends to watch in the Asia-Pacific.
Asian Geopolitical Trends in 2015
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