【Special Features】Analyzing the 2022 Japanese Strategic Documents


On December 16 2022, the Japanese Government released three strategic documents; the National Security Strategy, National Defense Strategy, and the Defense Buildup Program. What is required to transform Japan’s security policy into a more realistic strategy capable of deterring and responding to existing threats? How do the three strategic documents address this issue? Where is Japan’s security headed? What are the implications for economic security? We will examine these questions through Geoeconomic Briefings, Geoeconomic Insights, and commentary essays written by our experts.

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