April 22, 2022
Defense Panel Within Japan’s Ruling Party Urges Tokyo to Acquire ‘Counterattack Capability’
By Kosuke Takahashi
The proposal, which stretches the limits of Japan's defense-oriented security policy, will inform the government’s long-term National Security Strategy.
July 22, 2021
A Taiwan Contingency and Japan’s Counterstrike Debate
By Scott W. Harold and Satoru Mori
Japan’s increasing recognition that Taiwan is crucial to its own security has implications for Japan’s domestic defense debates and the Japan-U.S. alliance.
September 05, 2018
Japan Gears up for Electronic Warfare
By Aki Nakai
Japan is going electromagnetic, with implications for Japanese security policy and the U.S. regional strategy.
October 03, 2017
The Story of How Japanese Politics Got Shaken Up in 2017
By Ankit Panda
The stakes in Japan's October 2017 are high, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeking a new mandate to handle North Korea.