The sword, the shield and the new face of Japan's military

Episode 145,  Feb 01, 10:00 AM

As 2022 wrapped up, the Japanese government let forth a flurry of defense policy announcements. Those were followed by a five-nation tour by Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, and talk of a tax hike to pay for it all. Gabriel Dominguez joins the podcast this week to try to help us make sense of it all.

Hosted by Jason Jenkins and produced by Dave Cortez.

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Kishida and Biden meeting heralds an alliance in lock-step — but challenges remain (Gabriel Dominguez, The Japan Times)
Crucial role: Defense of Taiwan hinges on Japan support (Gabriel Dominguez, The Japan Times)
Japan and NATO agree to deepen partnership, saying rules-based order ‘at stake’ (Gabriel Dominquez, The Japan Times)

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