WHME 103 Japan and Pacifism

After World War II, Japan’s pacifist constitution banned the waging of war as a means to settle international disputes. In September 2016, however, the Japanese parliament passed controversial legislation allowing Japanese troops to fight overseas, despite massive protests. (You can read more here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-09-19/japan-parliament-passes-change-to-pacifist-constitution/6788456 ). Do you agree with this change? Post your answers by clicking on the reply button below.