August 10, 2013
US Grows Concerned About Japan’s Military Revival
Despite prodding Tokyo to shoulder more of its defense for years, Washington is growing uneasy at this prospect.
June 04, 2013
Japan Mulls a Preemptive Strike Capability
Tokyo says it has the right to attack imminent threats. The political repercussions could be huge.
January 09, 2013
Japan Explores War Scenarios with China
Japan’s Defense Ministry explores three scenarios in which Tokyo could come to blows with Beijing.
October 07, 2012
Thinking About the Unthinkable: War in the Senkakus
Japan is at a disadvantage in the Senkakus despite the Self-Defense Forces’ superior quality.
August 17, 2012
How Japan Sees its Military
Those worried about Tokyo’s military don’t appreciate how the Japanese view their ‘defense’ forces.
July 12, 2012
Australia’s Japanese Sub Play
Australia has begun discussions concerning a new submarine class. Could a Japanese solution be the answer? Harry Kazianis explains.
March 16, 2011
Crisis May Scuttle Japan Fighter
Will the earthquake and tsunami, and the resulting economic pain, scuttle plans for the Shinshin stealthy fighter?