Record military spending opens the door to reforming Japan’s pacifist constitution


The government wants to expand the role of the Self-Defense Forces so that they go abroad to help their allies

Soldiers of the Japan Self-Defense Forces carry out military exercises EFE

Pablo M Diez

12/27/2022

Updated at 11:02 am.

The most pacifist constitution emerged from the fiercest of wars, which only the atomic terror of Hiroshima and Nagasaki could put an end to. Imposed by the United States after Japan’s surrender in World War II, Japan’s Magna Carta faded into …

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