CHRONOLOGY

2015 Abe Cabinet re-interprets Article 9 to achieve Kishi Objective One 'Our own army' an Abe Entourage project
1908 Karl Haushofer 1869 - 1946 posted to Tokyo by German Army travels in Asia and his geopolitics influence Japan

 

GLOSSARY

fukoku kyohei wealthy country strong army Meiji policy adopted by Hirobumi Ito from Bismarck's Blut und Eisen policy
Kishi Objective I Our own army jishu gunbi kakuritsu undoing Article 9 (i) + (ii) and returning Japan to a Global Power status
yobigun army in reserve as jojo yobigun companies in the issue queue for their IPO market debut
boeicho Self Defence Agency in Roppongi Kishi Objective One Our own army created the Ministry of Defence in Ichigaya
railway gauge (iv) the job lot decided the first major line as 3ft 6 in 1872 the army wanted a regauging to 4ft 8.5 for capacity and promoted nationalisation
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

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