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How Japan Reacted to North Korea's Ballistic Missile Overflight of Its Territory
August 31, 2017
How Japan Reacted to North Korea's Ballistic Missile Overflight of Its Territory
Japan enters a new era of North Korean provocations with great unease.
How Japan Reacted to North Korea's Ballistic Missile Overflight of Its Territory
Top US, Japan Defense and Diplomatic Officials Meet to Discuss Alliance, Regional Issues
August 18, 2017
Top US, Japan Defense and Diplomatic Officials Meet to Discuss Alliance, Regional Issues
Top U.S. and Japanese officials discuss North Korea, the East China Sea, and much more.
Top US, Japan Defense and Diplomatic Officials Meet to Discuss Alliance, Regional Issues
What's China's View On Abe’s Latest Cabinet Reshuffle?
August 17, 2017
What's China's View On Abe’s Latest Cabinet Reshuffle?
Compared to the past, China has been relatively restrained in its criticism of Abe.
What's China's View On Abe’s Latest Cabinet Reshuffle?
Abe's Cabinet Reshuffle, Explained
August 05, 2017
Abe's Cabinet Reshuffle, Explained
Despite a drastic public opinion slide, Abe's new cabinet was remarkably consistent.
Abe's Cabinet Reshuffle, Explained
Should America Share the 'Spear' With Japan?
May 05, 2017
Should America Share the 'Spear' With Japan?
The Japanese debate over acquiring missile strike capability needs to consider the broader alliance framework.
Should America Share the 'Spear' With Japan?
Japan Wary of Rising Russia Threat: Ex-Defense Minister
September 10, 2015
Japan Wary of Rising Russia Threat: Ex-Defense Minister
Former official notes Tokyo’s concern about growing provocations from Moscow.
Japan Wary of Rising Russia Threat: Ex-Defense Minister
Japan Takes Another Step in Building Marine Force
December 02, 2014
Japan Takes Another Step in Building Marine Force
An announcement that it would be procuring the MV-22 Osprey adds another element to a future amphibious marine force.
Japan Takes Another Step in Building Marine Force
Russian Bomber Patrols in Asia Increase Drastically
May 07, 2014
Russian Bomber Patrols in Asia Increase Drastically
US and Japanese officials warn that Russian air and naval patrols in the Pacific have "increased drastically."
Russian Bomber Patrols in Asia Increase Drastically
Japan’s Defense Minister Kept Busy as Obama Visits Asia
April 24, 2014
Japan’s Defense Minister Kept Busy as Obama Visits Asia
Itsunori Onodera has spent the week bolstering Japan’s defenses, but was not helped by his colleagues.
Japan’s Defense Minister Kept Busy as Obama Visits Asia
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