19 November 2018

Emily S. Chen

The writer is a fellow at the Hoover Institution and a Young Leader at the Pacific Forum Center for Strategic and International Studies.
  • Shinzo Abe got legislation passed last year lifting restrictions on deploying Japanese forces overseas and expanding the definition of self-defense to include aiding an ally. Photo: Yonhap

    The surrender of Japan’s peace constitution

    - Apr 7, 2016 9:09am
    In February, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on the National Diet to amend Article 9 of the country’s constitution, which renounces war as a means of settling disputes. Drafted by the United States after World...

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