Commentary | May 12, 2015

A Good Defense in East Asia

In Foreign Affairs, EWI Fellow Jonathan Berkshire Miller provides sound analysis of the new U.S.-Japan defense guidelines, and how the bilateral relationship has evolved. 

According to Miller, the relationship between the two powers are contingent on significant contributions from both parties; "significant national security and defense reforms on the Japanese side and a rebalance toward Asia on the United States’ side." Though there are a number of political obstacles on both sides, Miller says that the relationship can "serve as the foundation for a networked alliance approach to peace and security challenges in the Asia-Pacific."

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