Japan's Changing Security Outlook : Implications for U.S.-Japan Defense Cooperation

Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service

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  • Format Books
  • Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1999.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (35 pages)


  • Explains and analyzes reasons for Japan's changing security outlook, including North Korea's ballistic missile program and China's rising military power and regional influence; Japanese responses to date, including changes to U.S.-Japan cooperation guidelines and legal and political difficulties in implementing changes; and implications for U.S. regional security interests.


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