Subscribe

Tag

Japan missile defense

Masashi Murano on Japan’s Missile Defense Debate
October 01, 2020

Masashi Murano on Japan’s Missile Defense Debate

By Catherine Putz
Why did Japan reverse course on the Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense system?

The Critical 6 Months for US-Japan Defense Cooperation We Never Saw Coming
August 21, 2020

The Critical 6 Months for US-Japan Defense Cooperation We Never Saw Coming

By James L. Schoff
The remainder of 2020 is shaping up to be an unexpectedly consequential year for U.S.-Japan defense cooperation.
Will Japan Pursue a Strike Capability in Lieu of Aegis Ashore?
July 28, 2020

Will Japan Pursue a Strike Capability in Lieu of Aegis Ashore?

By Titli Basu
Hard decisions lie ahead to make sure Japan has an effective defense without Aegis Ashore.

Japan Suspends Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Plans. What Happens Now?
June 23, 2020

Japan Suspends Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Plans. What Happens Now?

By Ankit Panda
Tokyo scraps plans for two expensive missile defense installations. Will another system replace Aegis Ashore?

Japan to Scrap Costly Land-Based US Missile Defense System
June 16, 2020

Japan to Scrap Costly Land-Based US Missile Defense System

By Associated Press
Japan’s Defense Ministry announced it would drop plans to deploy the Aegis Ashore system, citing safety concerns.

Japan's Aegis Ashore System Hits a Roadblock: Domestic Politics
July 09, 2019

Japan's Aegis Ashore System Hits a Roadblock: Domestic Politics

By Mina Pollmann
Local opposition, and a poorly handled government explanation, have delayed deployment of the new systems.

Japan: North Korea Still Poses ‘Serious and Imminent’ Threat
August 28, 2018

Japan: North Korea Still Poses ‘Serious and Imminent’ Threat

By Daniel Hurst
Japan's latest Defense White Paper sees “no change” in the evaluation of the threat from North Korea
With North Korea Thaw, Japan Downgrades Missile Alert Level
July 11, 2018

With North Korea Thaw, Japan Downgrades Missile Alert Level

By Mina Pollmann
The announcement contrasts with long-term moves to increase Japan's missile defense capabilities.

Looking Beyond 1 Percent: Japan’s Security Expenditures
April 03, 2018

Looking Beyond 1 Percent: Japan’s Security Expenditures

By Crystal Pryor and Tom Le
To understand Japan's security priorities, we have to consider more than the total defense budget.

Russia’s Objections to Japan’s Aegis Ashore Decision
February 07, 2018

Russia’s Objections to Japan’s Aegis Ashore Decision

By Guy Plopsky
A dubious Russian assumption is behind Moscow's opposition to the missile defense system.

Japan’s Increasingly Tough Defense Choices
December 01, 2017

Japan’s Increasingly Tough Defense Choices

By J. Berkshire Miller
With the North Korean threat reaching unparalleled levels, Tokyo is facing difficult choices about self-defense.
Page 1 of 1