Japan’s payback may come at the end of a 5.56 Howa barrel

Peleliu Conducts Exercise Iron Fist 2012
Armed with the Howa assault rifle, members of the JGSDF cross train with their American counterparts.

Despite Japan’s post-World War II constitution absolutely forbidding even to use the words army, navy or air force regarding the nation’s Self-Defense Forces, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (phonetically pronounced “Ah-bay“) has made quite clear he fully intends to move forward with amending the so-called Peace Constitution as so his East Asian nation could be a military key player on the world stage. In the wake of the ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) Islamist terrorists beheading Japanese citizen Haruna Yukawa, Prime Minister Abe has no intention of backing down to the blood-soaked jihadists, as reported by the Wall Street Journal on Jan. 25, 2015.

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