The Strategic Landscape in U.S.-Japanese Relations

Dec 16, 2004

Remarks Before the Nikkei-CSIS Forum, Tokyo, Japan

“I think what is notable about Japan’s evolution is that it goes beyond Japan’s longstanding record of generous humanitarian assistance, and represents more than the familiar strategies of building important economic ties with ODA projects. Japan’s leaders have grasped the new strategic reality that the path to its own economic security goes through political and security channels as well.”

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