Accession Number : ADA293434

Title :   Japan's Post-Cold War Security Policy: The Role of Korea.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : Hyun, Hongsik

PDF Url : ADA293434

Report Date : DEC 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 221

Abstract : This thesis illustrates why Japan should play a more important role in South Korea's(or a unified Korea) strategic planning and policy making by demonstrating that Japan is an economically global power with innate aspirations of becoming a great political superpower. This is accomplished by forecasting Japan's security policy in the twenty-first century using a historical analysis of post World War 2 Japan's history, and augmented by an strategical analysis of three key indicators of Japan's future security policy: Japan's strategic environment, Japan's economic environment, and Japan's Domestic condition. The thesis recommends that the need of cooperation between South Korea and Japan and ways for South Korea to cooperate with Japan. (AN)

Descriptors :   *NATIONAL SECURITY, *INTERNATIONAL POLITICS, *JAPAN, FOREIGN POLICY, STABILITY, GLOBAL, COMPETITION, ECONOMIC IMPACT, GOVERNMENT(FOREIGN), STRATEGIC ANALYSIS, MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), POLITICAL ALLIANCES, FORECASTING, THESES, THREAT EVALUATION, HISTORY, INTERNATIONAL TRADE, DOMESTIC, MILITARY PLANNING, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, COOPERATION, SOUTH KOREA, BALANCE OF POWER, ECONOMIC WARFARE.

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE