Persian Gulf
SDF to Straits of Hormuz?

SDF to Straits of Hormuz?

The Japanese government is considering the possibility of an MSDF dispatch to the Straits of Hormuz, but it seems unlikely that they will agree to a deployment putting them up against Iran's navy.

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Nippon.com: The Gulf War and Japanese Diplomacy

The Gulf War was a watershed moment in Japanese foreign policy history and its effects still ripple across the foreign policy debate. The excellent Nippon.com covers the issue as part of a series of featured articles on Japanese post-Cold War foreign policy.

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Japan, U.S., U.K. in Joint Minesweeper Exercises

Japan, U.S., U.K. in Joint Minesweeper Exercises

Kyodo reports that the Japan will join the United States and United Kingdom in minesweeping exercises in October.

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