August 16, 2018
Constitutional Revision: A (Tiny) Step Forward for Japan's Self-Defense Forces
By John Wright
Abe’s potential constitutional revision is likely to be underwhelming for the JSDF.
July 14, 2016
How Specifically Does Japan's LDP Want to Revise the Constitution?
By Adam P. Liff
A 2012 proposal for amending Japan's post-war constitution offers some guidance.
July 12, 2016
A Big Win for Japan's Ruling Coalition: Main Takeaways
By Yuki Tatsumi
What the results of Japan's Upper House elections tells us about the state of Japanese politics.
June 02, 2016
The Quest to Revise Japan's Constitution
By Koji Sonoda
The Japan Conference is shaping public opinion using grassroots methods, in tandem with PM Shinzo Abe’s strategy.
March 31, 2016
Why China Should Not Worry About Japan’s New Security Laws
By Franz-Stefan Gady
Little will change (for now).
January 09, 2016
2015: Japan's Year in Review
By Mina Pollmann
Looking back at 2015 and ahead to 2016 for Japan and PM Shinzo Abe.
September 19, 2015
Japan's Controversial Security Bills Pass in the Upper House. Now What?
By Rupakjyoti Borah
Japan's Upper House has passed a package of laws allowing the country's military to venture abroad in defense of allies.
January 07, 2015
Japanese Constitutional Overhaul in 2015? Don't Count On It
By Ankit Panda
Yes, Abe and the LDP are looking good after December's elections, but they still won't get constitutional reform.