Aline Chalanca Dantas and Alexandre Cesar Cunha Leite
AUSTRAL: Brazilian Journal of Strategy International Relations
Postgraduate Program in International Strategic Studies, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
This paper analyzes the relationship between the Japanese Self-Defense Forces and the United Nations, through the participation of the first institution in peacekeeping operations led by the second. Thereafter, the effects of this interaction for Japanese national security are observed, in view of a possible remilitarization of the country and the maintenance of a good image of the Japanese state in the international arena.
Security, Defense Policy, Diplomacy, United Nations, and Military Strategy