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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 | Comments

Japan’s About-Face: Poll: Should the Japanese SDF participate in American military operations around the world?

Take the poll: Should the Japanese SDF participate in American military operations around the world?

Jul 8th, 2008 | Comments

Japan’s About-Face: Audio: The U.S.-Japan Alliance

WIDE ANGLE speaks with Richard J. Samuels, the founding director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Japan Program, about the relationship between the U.S. and Japan.

Jul 8th, 2008 | Comments

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 | Comments

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 | Comments

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AIDS Warriors: Video: Full Episode

WIDE ANGLE explores the role of Angola's military, the only functioning arm of the state, in its bold attempt to combat the AIDS pandemic.

Jul 24th, 2003 | Comments

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Cause for Murder: Video: Full Episode

This film examines the hopes that a new dawn has come in Mexico's history, and the fear that graft and corruption are immovable.

Sep 5th, 2002 | Comments

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