New Law Library of Congress report on Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution
Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution renounces war and prohibits Japan from maintaining the potential to make war. Over the past few years, the very popular provision has been getting a lot of attention as Japan has more often participated in UN peacekeeping activities. It now appears that Article 9 will be amended within the next several years. A report written by the Japanese Foreign Law Specialist
within the Directorate of Legal Research for International,
Comparative, and Foreign Law of the Law Library of Congress has more.