The Japanese government has decided to change the way it interprets Article 9 of the constitution. Before, Japan was only allowed to defend itself. Now it can also defend friends and allies under attack. We'll find out what's behind the shift in policy.
The U.S. Congress takes up the resolution on Syria. A boat draws attention to the West Papuan independence movement. The U.S. Department of Defense agrees to sell attack helicopters to the Indonesian military.
Now that the armed forces is voluntary enlistment, we may think that service members no longer seek conscientious objector status. That's not the case. We learn more about the application process for conscientious status.