Today the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) activated Japan’s first marine unit since World War II. The Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade (ARDB) has come into
The People’s Republic of China has launched its second aircraft carrier in the port city of Dalian. This ship will be the first domestically built
After a passionate, and at times contentious debate, Japan’s parliament, the Diet, has passed a law expanding the role of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces abroad.
Back in August of 2014, I began renovating the look and feel of this blog. Also, I began toying with the idea of a brief
In the Western Pacific, the prospect of conflict between the People’s Republic of China and one of its neighbors is steadily moving from frightening