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Anarchy is a Bridge: Russia and China are Pushing NATO and Japan Together



After nearly 70 years of distant relations, security ties between NATO and Japan are flourishing. A number of important initiatives have recently been adopted, including high-level political dialogues, joint military training, and cooperation in science, technology, and cyber security. This article considers recent developments in NATO-Japan relations and in particular their origins, drivers and implications.
  • Published year: 2023
  • Full version: Read here
  • Language: English
  • Journal: War on the Rocks


  • Defence
  • Security policy
  • NATO
  • Asia