Demonstrators hold placards to protest against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's controversial security bills in front of the National Diet in Tokyo on September 18, 2015.  Japan was expected to pass security bills on September 18 that would allow troops to fight on foreign soil for the first time since World War II, despite fierce criticism it will fundamentally alter the character of the pacifist nation.   AFP PHOTO / KAZUHIRO NOGI        (Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)