PBS NewsHour

Japan enacts controversial law to nix military limits

Clip: 09/19/2015 | 3m 39s

This weekend, Japan gave the green light to its military to deploy troops abroad to help allies fight in the name of collective self-defense, removing a limitation on troops engaging only in self-defense were Japan to be attacked. Peter Landers, the Tokyo bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, joins Hari Sreenivasan via Skype to discuss the reasons and implications for the policy change.

Aired: 09/19/15

Rating: NR

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