October 31, 2015
Japan Launches New Warship
By Franz-Stefan Gady
A Japanese shipyard has launched a new minesweeper for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.
February 18, 2015
Could Japan Go Minesweeping in the Strait of Hormuz?
By Mina Pollmann
PM Abe's LDP and the Komeito Party debate whether minesweeping operations qualify as collective self-defense.