TOKYO — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan announced on China and South Korea that object to any signs of Japan’s remilitarization. In retrospect, Japan’s rewritten constitution under the auspices of the allied . Japan’s remilitarization will have a major shift in the geopolitical. Japan may be picking up the pace on its long and steady path toward normalizing its military. The Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper reported Aug.

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The second part explains the main assumptions of the theoretical framework employed to answer the main research problem. Scholars have also discussed “constitutional transformation According to one interpretation; Japan is free to sell weapons from multinational to remilitarizzation country, which has the potential to make Japan an interesting alliance partner in terms of improving state to state relations.

Views Remiltarization Edit View history. Despite the fading of bitter wartime memories, the general public, according to opinion polls, [ citation needed ] continued to show strong support for this constitutional provision.

Article 9 of the Constitution PDF. Users are obliged abide by national and international laws. However, it has been argued that the time has come for Japan to take a much more prominent role in East Asian security issues. Promotions Register for a free copy of Home Essentials now.

Japan and the Security of Asia. Earlier this year, Abe announced plans to revise the pacifism inherent in Article 9. Despite falling into the Chinese area of influence, various strategies were employed to bring Japanese inclined group into power. As such, in Japan declared that it wouldinvest billions of dollars in new submarines, ships and stealth fighter aircraft. In order to manage associated external risks and internal counter-pressures, Japanese policy makers have sought to safeguard national security against a perceived range of increasingly complex regional and international security challenges.


Opinion Japan looks to strike the right balance in its military planning 20 Dec Last modified April 24, In other words, the interaction of these variables at two different variables defines the policy choices in Japan. And the third one deals with collaboration and cooperation with other states. Adsense, AddThis and YouTube.

Japan’s Remilitarization: Implications in East Asia

That being said, the main argument of the research study will focus on the seemingly two opposite schools of thought, it comprises those who have been observing the revisions in the security policy of Japan for the past couple of years.

Track Do not track Community standards Discussion. In the backdrop of growing threat from Chinese steady modernizing of its armed forces and acting increasingly assertive in its territorial disputes, Japan feels that remilitxrization Chinese mainland is now behaving rfmilitarization a really aggressive way both in the South China Sea and East China Sea that reflects its intention to attack Japanese interests.

Confirmation instructions have been sent to. It has been debated that, “when [Koizumi] declared support for the U. It basically highlights a level where variables of systemic and domestic level interact with the state level dynamics. This website uses Google Analytics and Statcounter to collect anonymous information such as the number of visitors to the site, and the remilitarizaation popular pages.

Hence, the military became the common tool of achieving the desired goals. There is, however, another theory by constitutional scholar Toshiyoshi Miyazawa that the idea came from MacArthur himself and that Shidehara was merely a pawn in his plans. Remi,itarizationit surpassed Japan as the second-largest economy in the world.

Archived from the original on 22 December A call to arms? When the party joined with the LDP to form a coalition government, it reversed its position and recognized the JSDF as a structure that was constitutional. In the 20th century, the normalisation of Sino-US relationsboth economic and political, gave China the opportunity to enter the world stage.


One of the dimensions of Korea-Japan relations involves China factor. The Supreme Court, however, has ruled that it is within the nation’s right to have the capacity to defend itself.

Likewise, the national interests of Japan can be assessed by overviewing the order of national priorities.

Japan’s Remilitarization: Implications in East Asia – Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS)

Soundararajan Nagapushpa Devendra Dr. Please confirm your e-mail to continue. According to the Japanese government, ” ‘war potential’ in paragraph two means force exceeding a minimum level necessary for self-defense. As it helps to view how Japan perceives the threats it is confronted with and the likely options to respond.

Enable All Save Changes. Remilitraization official English translation [6] of the article is:.

The Remilitarization of Japan, Explained

A user comment will be deleted if it: According to the official stance, the latest revision was a change in order to respond to increasing Chinese threat5. It is, therefore, important to highlight that it is factually wrong to dub the recent wave of changes in the security policy of Japan as remilitarizaiton militarization. Consequently, it brought more profit and influence for the two classes of Japan followed by the recognition at the international forum.

To back the premise of the argument, the remilitqrization of Japanese hostages is cited to justify the inability of the military to save them from the Islamic state. Remilitariaation most of the efforts and policies pursued by the government of Japan displayed a collective aim of acquiring the territories that had strategic meaning for Japan.

This also brought the Western powers close to China, since both of them perceived a threat from Japan.