Accession Number : ADA318073

Title :   Sea Lines of Communication: Potential for Japanese Cooperation.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC FEDERAL RESEARCH DIV

Personal Author(s) : Shaw, William

PDF Url : ADA318073

Report Date : 01 JUL 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : This study assesses the probable extent of Japanese cooperation with the United States in the maintenance of sea lines of communication (SLOC) in the event of a Pacific blockade or quarantine directed at resupply of US bases in Japan. It examines official Japanese interpretation of the sealane defense committee announced by Prime Minister Zenko Suzuki in l9Sl, the 1960 Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between Japan and the United States (Mutual Security Treaty), and Japan's doctrine and practice of the Law of the Sea.

Descriptors :   *UNITED STATES, *NATIONAL SECURITY, *JAPAN, *TREATIES, *COOPERATION, MILITARY FACILITIES, REPLENISHMENT, QUARANTINE.

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE