The Anatomy of Japan's Shifting Security Orientation

Author
Tsuyoshi Sunohara
Content Type
Journal Article
Journal
The Washington Quarterly
Volume
33
Issue Number
4
Publication Date
October 2010
Institution
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Abstract
The fissures appearing in the U.S.-Japan alliance's foundation are deeply rooted, not the function of one political leader or party. Factors like relations with China, nuclear policy, and the future of the Japanese constitution have made Japanese political factions, and alliance dynamics, more complicated.
Topic
Security
Political Geography
Japan, China