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Myths and Realities of Japan’s Security Policy

Is Japan moving away from pacifism toward militarism in light of changing realities facing East Asia? Can the U.S.-Japan alliance continue to meet the region’s security needs? Should Japan play a greater role for international security if it revises its constitution? Join us for a discussion on these issues as the Wilson Center’s Global Fellow Narushige Michishita attempts to demystify Japan’s security policy.

Image: Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force




  • Narushige Michishita

    Global Fellow
    Professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo; Former Japan Scholar