U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta listens to a question from U.S. military personnel stationed at Yokota (REUTERS/Larry Downing).

Report

Advanced Conventional Weapons, Deterrence and the U.S.-Japan Alliance

December 2014, Ariana N. Rowberry

In this report, Ariana Rowberry, a 2013-2014 Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellow, analyzes the potential contribution of Japanese conventional strike systems and ballistic missile defense capabilities to strengthening the U.S.-Japan alliance.