Posts Tagged: Peace Constitution
With its pacifist constitution (literally) beaten down into irrelevance, Japan is in the throes of an identity crisis.
In the Philippines, the grandson of a despised collaborator has endorsed the remilitarization of his country's former occupiers — by the grandson of a war criminal, no less.
Japan wants a "normal" foreign policy. Its neighbors want apologies for wartime atrocities — and an assurance that Japanese militarism is a thing of the past.
America's top ally in East Asia is bulking up its military, picking fights with its neighbors, and showing a blithe disregard for democracy.
Japan’s war hawks and imperial apologists are alienating the country’s allies and making a confrontation with its rivals more likely.
Despite intense crackdowns, activists on the Japanese island of Okinawa continue to resist the construction of new U.S. military bases.
With climate change upon us, it's time to bury the hatchet in one of the world's most volatile regions.
Despite its peace constitution, Japan boasts one of the largest militaries in the world.