Japan Institute for National Fundamentals
https://jinf.jp/

Speaking Out

Fumio Ota's Archives

October 7, 2019   On October 2, North Korea test-fired a “Pukguksong-3” submarine-launched ballistic missile from waters off Wonsan on its eastern coast. The SLBM was launched at a lofted orbit and ...

続きを読む

July 29, 2019            China released its first defense white paper in four years on July 24. It is titled “China’s National Defense in the New Era” maybe because it is the first report since t...

続きを読む

July 16, 2019            On July 9, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford unveiled a plan for the United States to form a coalition of willingness with allies in a few weeks to ...

続きを読む

June 10, 2019            On June 6, the Japanese House of Representatives passed a resolution condemning Hodaka Maruyama, expelled from the Japan Innovation Party, for his remark suggesting a war...

続きを読む

January 21, 2019      In mid-January, the U.S. Department of Defense published three documents - “China Military Power,” “Assessment on U.S. Defense Implications of China’s Expanding Global Access...

続きを読む

December 3, 2018      In October when U.S. Vice President Mike Pence gave a speech clarifying Washington’s attitude of confrontation with Beijing, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited China ...

続きを読む

November 12, 2018      One of the most controversial issues at the current session of Japan’s parliament is how to expand the acceptance of foreign workers. Parliamentary discussions focus on the ...

続きを読む

September 3, 2018      At a cabinet meeting on August 28, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera reported the defense white paper for 2018. I appreciate the latest annual report as putting a digest wit...

続きを読む

August 20, 2018      On July 16, the U.S. Department of Defense released an annual report on Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China. The report had been publis...

続きを読む

June 25, 2018      At a press conference after his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, U.S. President Donald Trump offered to suspend U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises as they ar...

続きを読む