Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Japan Unveils Ambitious Military Plans ahead of Biden-Kishida Meeting

Japan Chair Fellow
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken hosts a joint press availability with Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi, and Japanese Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on January 11, 2023. [State Department photo by Freddie Everett/ Public Domain]
Japanese Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada speaks at the a joint press availability on January 11, 2023, at the US Department of State. (US Department of State via Flickr)

Masashi Murano appears on the Chicago Council on Global Affairs’ podcast Deep Dish on Global Affairs to discuss Japan’s largest military buildup since World War II, and what it means for the US-Japan security alliance.