Shinzō Abe

Four World Leaders Call for Reforming the Security Council

Editor’s Note: The headline has been updated. Earlier Wednesday, President Jacob Zuma of South Africa, Prime Minister John Key of New Zealand, Prime Minister Shinzō Abe of Japan, and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Naif Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia all called for a reform of the United Nations Security […]

Japan Votes to Increase Military Capabilities, Move Away from Pacifism

Japan’s parliament has voted to redefine its constitution and shift away from pacifist policies that have defined its military policy for the past seventh years. Japan’s post-World War II Constitution cracked down on the military and engagement overseas. The Japanese Self-Defense Forces had been restricted to humanitarian uses. However, they […]