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Japan: its domestic politics and foreign policy. by Donald C. Hellmann

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Published by American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Japan -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.,
  • Japan -- Politics and government -- 1945-

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Edition Notes

SeriesAEI reprint, no. 19
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14519351M

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  Five good volumes on U.S.-Japan relations. In a brief but comprehensive report, Mochizuki argues that the primary foreign policy debate in Japan is taking place between two mainstream schools--the great power internationalists and the civilian internationalists. Both want to maintain good relations with the United States and cooperate with the Western powers. JAPAN'S FOREIGN POLICY. This chapter describes the basic objectives of Japan's foreign policy in the international environment surrounding Japan as reviewed in Chapter One. 1. With narrow land space and poor natural resources, Japan heavily depends on the international environment for its surrival. political Rivalry in domestic politics pp Conclusion pp Chapter 7. Case Study 5: Nationalism and Abe’s Foreign Policy toward India and the Arc of Freedom and Prosperity pp Case Selection pp Theoretical framework pp As one of the pillars of its foreign policy, it is crucial for Japan to ensure peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region. As the presence of the United States is of imperative importance to Asian and Pacific regional security, Japan is offering maximum host-nation support to the U.S. military forces stationed in Japan.

In her new book Japan Rearmed, Sheila A. Smith, a Japan expert at the Council on Foreign Relations, meticulously explores the evolution of Japan’s military policy from the beginning of the Cold War. The primary responsibility for the Japanese foreign policy, as determined by the constitution, is exercised by the cabinet and subject to the overall supervision of the National prime minister is required to make periodic reports on foreign relations to the Diet, whose upper and lower houses each have a foreign affairs committee. Each committee reports on its deliberations to. Japan has pursued a more active foreign policy in recent years, recognizing the responsibility that accompanies its economic strength, and has expanded ties with the Middle East, which provides. • Assessment of the international and domestic political environment – Foreign policy is made and implemented within an international and domestic political context, which must be understood by a state in order to determine the best foreign policy option. For example, a state may need to respond to an international crisis.

  Since its inception, the organization has formed a number of task forces to take on policy issues regarding people-to-people exchange, most recently focusing on increasing the falling number of Japanese students studying in the United States, and how both countries can better foster the next generation of leaders in the U.S.-Japan relationship. Sheila A. Smith is senior fellow for Japan studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). An expert on Japanese politics and foreign policy, she is the author of Japan Rearmed: The Politics of.   “Foreign policy is not immune from the impact of values, ideas, initiatives and upheavals.” From the aggressive foreign policies of Nazi Germany to early 20 th century American isolationism, history has proven that the external ambitions of the state are far from homogenous. The realm of the foreign is an ideological concept, a product of international dynamics and domestic . explanation for states™ foreign policies. A crude measure of the prevalence of such claims, arguments, and evidence is the proportion of International Organi- zation article abstracts that more or less explicitly invoke domestic politics or domestic-political factors in explanations for foreign policy choices.