Russia and Japan: Can Two-Plus-Two Equal More Than Four?


Stephen Blank

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 251


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: March 6, 2014
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Stephen Blank, Senior Fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council, explains that "Whether or not there will actually be increased Russia-Japan economic engagement, it is clear that the rapprochement is partly being driven forward by a growing mutual apprehension regarding China's increasingly aggressive stance in the region."

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