Japanese protesters made their views clear about Shinzo Abe's manipulation of the law regarding military involvement. Photo: AFP Japanese protesters made their views clear about Shinzo Abe's manipulation of the law regarding military involvement. Photo: AFP
Japanese protesters made their views clear about Shinzo Abe's manipulation of the law regarding military involvement. Photo: AFP

Abe redefines peace, never mind what the Japanese people think

Gwynne Dyer says his push to reinterpret the widely supported Article 9 of the country's post-war constitution underlines the degree to which the elite holds sway in Japanese society

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Japanese protesters made their views clear about Shinzo Abe's manipulation of the law regarding military involvement. Photo: AFP Japanese protesters made their views clear about Shinzo Abe's manipulation of the law regarding military involvement. Photo: AFP
Japanese protesters made their views clear about Shinzo Abe's manipulation of the law regarding military involvement. Photo: AFP
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