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Sep 21, 2023
【#1072】Welcoming Foreign Minister Kamikawa and Defense Minister Kihara
Takashi Arimoto Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s newly reshuffled cabinet has a lineup that lacks freshness due to the selection of many hopefuls on a “waiting list” for cabinet ministers recommended by factions within the ruling Liberal Democratic Party. However, Kishida’s selection of Yoko Kamikawa as foreign minister and Minoru .... <Read more>
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Sep 14, 2023
【#1071】Symposium Held in Seoul to Deny Coercion of Comfort Women
Tsutomu Nishioka On September 5, scholars and activists from Japan and South Korea who reject the theory of the coercive recruitment of comfort women as sex slaves held a joint symposium in Seoul. This was the first joint symposium held in South Korea from this particular position. Banners depicting large national flags of both countries .... <Read more>

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【#1070】Draft Emergency Clauses to Amend Constitution at Autumn Diet Session
Akira Momochi Since the presidential election of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party two years ago, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has reiterated his pledge to amend the constitution during his term as LDP president. His first term will be over in one year at the end of September 2024. If the constitution is to be amended by September

【#1069】China-Russia-NK Collaboration Exposes Flaws in Japan’s Security Strategy
Kunio Orita Japan’s National Security Strategy, approved by the cabinet in December last year, can be regarded as an excellent one because it emphasizes the perspective of securing national security by comprehensive national power. Unfortunately, however, it has two flaws.