China's increasingly aggressive stance in the East China Sea has prompted a shift in Tokyo's approach to the country's military.
The disputed Diaoyu/Senkaku islands are becoming an increasingly tense point in the long and complicated relationship between these two countries.
The old nationalist tensions are rising over some disputed Asian islands.
The presidential candidate had some disparaging -- and not quite accurate -- words for this close U.S. ally.
If the U.S. wants to isolate the Islamic Republic, it will need Tokyo's help. But are they able to give it?