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Japanese Pacifists Oppose Involvement in Conflict With Islamic State

In Japan, opponents of recently enacted security measures that authorize the military to fight abroad are growing increasingly concerned about getting drawn into a military conflict with Islamic State militants. “There are people who say that Japan should be more fully engaged in the U.S. or France-led war on terror, but on the other hand there are people who say that this is all the more reason why Japan can contribute to greater peace in a different way,” said Koichi Nakano, a professor...

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