TITLE

A Nuclear Japan

AUTHOR(S)
LEE, DENNIS
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Harvard International Review;Summer2013, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the possibility for Japan to develop nuclear weapons as a way of contesting China's increasing economic and military influence. Several factors contributed to Japan's anti-nuclear weapon stance. History shows regional events that have triggered a move toward Japanese nuclear weaponization. Experts predict a change in Japan's reliance on U.S. military support. It considers the security Japan obtains from the U.S. as a barrier preventing Japan from developing nuclear weapons.
ACCESSION #
87979382

 

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