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December 19, 2022   The Japanese government has released its three security documents including the National Security Strategy. I appreciate these documents as turning around Japan’s national securi...

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December 19, 2022   At a cabinet meeting on December 16, the Japanese government decided on its three strategic documents, namely, the National Security Strategy, National Defense Strategy and Defen...

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December 12, 2022   Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has indicated a policy of raising taxes to cover some 1 trillion yen as financial resources for increasing Japan’s defense spending. While Kishida sh...

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December 7, 2022   The ruling Democratic Progressive Party’s big defeat in late November’s local elections in Taiwan came at a time when the party’s approval rating at 33.5% was higher than 18.6% fo...

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December 5, 2022   Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida instructed to utilize nuclear power generation in August. In response, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry presented a draft plan for...

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December 5, 2022   On November 29, the U.S. Department of Defense published its annual report on China’s military power. In consideration of debate on defense in Japan, I would like to take up two p...

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December 5, 2022   On November 25, the National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS), a think tank for the Ministry of Defense, published “China Security Report 2023.” On November 29, the U.S. Depar...

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November 28, 2022   The biggest focus of attention regarding the government’s formulation of a fiscal 2023 budget late this year is how to secure financial resources for Japan’s defense buildup. Pri...

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November 21, 2022   On November 13, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida held his first official meeting with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol in Phnom Penh. South Korean government officials s...

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November 21, 2022   In a photo session for the first Japan-China summit in three years that took place in Bangkok on November 17, Chinese President Xi Jinping kept smiling when shaking hands with Ja...

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