My latest… a preview and preliminary analysis of next week’s highly anticipated (and historic) revision of the U.S.-Japan Guidelines for Defense Cooperation has been published in the Pacific Forum CSIS’ PacNet newsletter. The revision is a landmark event in U.S.-Japan relations, as the last update of the Guidelines occurred in 1997. The regional and global security environment, military technology, and the alliance itself have changed significantly in the interim.
- Liff, Adam P. “The 2015 US-Japan Guidelines for Defense Cooperation: Toward ‘A More Balanced and Effective Alliance.'” PacNet [No. 27]. Honolulu, HI: Pacific Forum CSIS, April 23, 2015.