- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsApr 27 8:04 AM
(Reuters) - Japan and the United States announced on Monday an update of U.S.-Japan guidelines for cooperation on defense, the first revision since 1997. Those revisions reflect the biggest change in Japanese security policy in decades and will expand the scope for Japan's roles and missions in a more global alliance. Following are examples of activities Japan's Self- Defense Forces, as its ...
- The Christian Science MonitorApr 27 9:14 AM
The new parameters reflect a changing world and mean Japan could shoot down missiles heading toward the United States and come to the aid of third countries under attack.
- The Japan TimesApr 26 9:18 AM
The Diet has begun deliberations on a bill to abolish a legal mechanism that ensures the supremacy of high-ranking civilian officials of the Defense Ministry over uniformed officers of the Self-Defense Forces.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsApr 27 8:02 AM
By Arshad Mohammed NEW YORK (Reuters) - Japan and the United States unveiled new guidelines for defense cooperation on Monday, reflecting Japan's willingness to take on a more robust international role at a time of growing Chinese power and rising concerns about nuclear-armed North Korea. The first revision to the guidelines since 1997 allows for global cooperation militarily, ranging from ...
- WMCTV MemphisApr 25 16:23 PM
After WMC Action News 5's Kendall Kirkham showed viewers different self defense moves they could use to protect themselves, more than 30 women stepped up to learn the moves on their own.
- The Japan Times WeeklyApr 26 5:50 AM
- Rappler.comApr 27 9:09 AM
NEW YORK, United States - The United States and Japan agreed new rules for defense cooperation Monday, April 27, that will give Tokyo's armed forces a more ambitious, global role amid concerns over China's rising influence. Under the revised "guidelines," Japan could come to the aid of US forces threatened by a ...
- The Japan TimesApr 24 10:35 AM
The Liberal Democratic Party and its ruling coalition partner Komeito have effectively wrapped up their talks on a package of security legislation prepared by the Abe administration to enable Japan to engage in collective self-defense and to expand the scope of the Self-Defense Forces’ overseas missions.
- KOLO 8 RenoApr 24 6:47 AM
We often hear about women or adults having to defend themselves against attackers, but teens also face the same risk.
- Richmond Times-DispatchApr 22 3:17 AM
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — There are times when Sarita Lamichane is navigating the chaotic streets of Kathmandu and someone will offer to help her through the snarls of traffic. She is blind, and rush ho
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