The Japan-US Alliance Is in Danger of Drifting Apart


Akira Kato

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 230


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: September 11, 2013
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Akira Kato, Visiting Scholar at the East-West Center in Washington, explains that "The fact is that the alliance is not as close as many think and there are three core reasons why; namely, the incompatibility of values, a differing world view and alternative versions of history."

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