• Defense Policy Reform

    Amid an increasingly fraught global security environment, the Kishida cabinet has pledged to rewrite Japan's defense policy by the end of 2022. What are the nation's top security challenges, and what policy changes are needed to meet those challenges?

    Photo: Prime Minister Kishida Fumio reviews troops of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force at GSDF Camp Asaka in Tokyo on Saturday, November 27, 2021. © Jiji.