All Posts Tagged With: "Japan blog"

Japan’s About-Face: Introduction

(July 8, 2008) The film "Japan's About-Face" is a remarkable window into the shifting role of the military in post-war Japanese society. WIDE ANGLE has acquired exclusive access to the National Defense Academy, Japan's "West Point."

Jul 11th, 2011

Japanese Destroyer Docks in China

For the first time since World War II, a Japanese warship is docked in China.

Jun 24th, 2008

Japan Appoints First Space Development Minister

Japan appointed Fumio Kishida as its first space development minister, following a law passed last month, which allows Japan to use outer space for the purposes of national security.

Jun 20th, 2008

Japan’s About-Face: Japan Lifts Ban on Military in Outer Space

Japan lifted its 1969 ban on the military use of space on Wednesday, which is considered one of several indicators of Japan's shift away from post-war pacifism.

May 23rd, 2008

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