U.S. President Barack Obama holds a tri-lateral meeting with President Park Geun-hye of the South Korea (L) and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan (R) after the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque).
Japan: New Thinking on National Security
March 28, 2014,
Sheena Chestnut Greitens reflects on her recent trip to Japan, where the major topics of discussion were Japanese national security strategy and the strategic choices facing Tokyo. Greitens writes that while a significant source of opposition to changing Japan’s role in regional security has been friction over its approach to history, there is some progress being made on that front.