Events for 11 February, 2016

How bold is Abe's security policy

How bold is Abe's security policy

 On 19 September 2014, the Abe administration literally forced the new security legislation through the upper house while thousands of Japanese citizens shouted protest outside of the national diet building. What has PM Shinzo Abe achieved in terms of security policy?

The outcome is mixed at best. Abe's approach has aggravated the division of Japanese politics and society, particularly over the questions relating to constitution and democracy. Regarding security policy, there...