This article addresses Japan’s role in maritime security in the South China Sea. It identifies Tokyo’s three main policy tools: regional multilateralism, ODA, and JCG aid to littoral states in the form of equipment and capacity building. Barring a major external shock Tokyo will continue playing a more active but low-key role.
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Research Article| June 01 2015
Japan’s Approach to Maritime Security in the South China Sea
Asian Survey (2015) 55 (3): 525–547.
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Paul Midford; Japan’s Approach to Maritime Security in the South China Sea. Asian Survey 1 June 2015; 55 (3): 525–547. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.3.525
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