CHRONOLOGY

2017

Abenomics Mark III and a proposed Article 9 Para (iii) recognition of the SDF on a tight amendment timetable

2015

Abe Cabinet re-interprets Article 9 to achieve Kishi Objective One 'Our own army' an Abe Entourage project

 

GLOSSARY

Article 9 Paragraph (i) + (ii)

the heart of the peace constitution

(i) renouncing the sovereign right of war + (ii) no maintenance of armed forces

Kishi Objective I

Our own army jishu gunbi kakuritsu

undoing Article 9 (i) + (ii) and returning Japan to a Global Power status

SDF Self Defence Force

Japan's military force air, land and sea 1954

in flat contradiction to Article 9 (ii) but Kishi Objective One Our own army

Self Defence Force

SDF jieitai

National Police Reserve 1950 and SDF 1954 but in conflict with Article 9 (ii)

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