Japan’s Defense Ministry Plans to Launch Permanent Joint Headquarters in March 2025
By Takahashi Kosuke
The new HQ will oversee all three services – the Ground, Maritime and Air Self-Defense Forces – to ensure effective joint operations.
More of the Same or Different? Japan’s New Security and Defense Policy
By Guibourg Delamotte and Hideo Suzuki
With new defense budget ambitions and revised security documents, Japan’s current security policies reflect both continuity and change.