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.
August had been a relatively quiet month up until a couple of days ago. As we move towards the end of the month, things are
The prospect of a North Korean collapse has been receiving a great deal of attention lately and for good reason. Kim Jong Un has been
*Cyprus, natural gas and navies are off the topic table for the weekend as I concentrate the next few posts on North Korea. *