Asia Geopolitics

Japan’s Collective Self-Defense: Implications for Asia

U.S. editors Ankit Panda and Zachary Keck speak to Clint Richards about Japan reinterpreting its constitution.

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Japan’s Collective Self-Defense: Implications for Asia
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In this week’s podcast for The Diplomat, U.S.-based editors Ankit Panda and Zachary Keck speak to Clint Richards, The Diplomat‘s Tokyo Report blogger and editor, about the Japanese government’s decision to reinterpret Article 9 of the country’s constitution, permitting collective self-defense under certain conditions. Read The Diplomat‘s coverage of Japan lifting its ban on collective self-defense here.

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