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What Did Japan Learn in South Sudan?
June 10, 2017
What Did Japan Learn in South Sudan?
The significance of the Japan Self-Defense Force deployment to the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.
What Did Japan Learn in South Sudan?
Japan, Philippines to Finalize New Military Aircraft Deal For Five TC-90s
May 04, 2016
Japan, Philippines to Finalize New Military Aircraft Deal For Five TC-90s
Both sides will discuss specifics to allow Manila to lease five TC-90s from Tokyo.
Japan, Philippines to Finalize New Military Aircraft Deal For Five TC-90s
Why Japan's Defense Deal With the Philippines Is Unique
March 10, 2016
Why Japan's Defense Deal With the Philippines Is Unique
The new deal with the Philippines has different motivations than Japan's defense agreements with other states.
Why Japan's Defense Deal With the Philippines Is Unique
Japan’s New Approach to Defense Technology
November 24, 2015
Japan’s New Approach to Defense Technology
A look at Japan's new Acquisition Technology and Logistics Agency and its recent Defense Technology Symposium.
Japan’s New Approach to Defense Technology
The Trouble With Japan's Defense Exports
October 02, 2015
The Trouble With Japan's Defense Exports
Opening Japan's defense industry to the international market is a significant step, but it won't happen overnight.
The Trouble With Japan's Defense Exports
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
Japan, Indonesia To Sign Defense Partnership
February 05, 2015
Japan, Indonesia To Sign Defense Partnership
Tokyo and Jakarta are looking to boost their defense ties.
Japan, Indonesia To Sign Defense Partnership
Japan's First Steps Into the World of Arms Exports
January 15, 2015
Japan's First Steps Into the World of Arms Exports
Since overturning a ban on arms exports last year, Tokyo has made cautious progress on defense cooperation.
Japan's First Steps Into the World of Arms Exports
Ten Myths About Japan’s Collective Self-Defense Change
July 10, 2014
Ten Myths About Japan’s Collective Self-Defense Change
What the critics don’t understand about Japan’s constitutional reinterpretation.
Ten Myths About Japan’s Collective Self-Defense Change
Japan Loosens Restrictions on Arms Exports As China Looks On
April 04, 2014
Japan Loosens Restrictions on Arms Exports As China Looks On
Japan's decision to allow more arms exports leads to caution and suspicion in China.
Japan Loosens Restrictions on Arms Exports As China Looks On
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