With an Eye on Beijing, Japan and Indonesia Sign Arms Export Equipment
By Sebastian Strangio
The pact is the latest milestone in Tokyo's growing security engagement with the nations of Southeast Asia.
Japan: From Gunboat Diplomacy to Coast Guard Diplomacy
By Jay Tristan Tarriela
In postwar Japan, the coast guard has taken a leading role in defending maritime interests.
What’s in the New Japan-Indonesia Maritime Security Dialogue?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The convening of a new high-level maritime security focus group is reflective of ongoing developments in defense ties.