• Japan’s Defense Strategy Guidelines

    Revisions to Japan’s National Defense Program Guidelines and Mid-Term Defense Program are due to be completed by the end of this year. As work on reformulating the policy documents proceeds, we look at some of the main points of debate. (Banner photo: Prime Minister Abe Shinzō takes part in an inspection of Japan’s Self-Defense Forces at Camp Asaka in Saitama Prefecture on October 14, 2018 . © Jiji.)