The U.S.-Japan-ROK Strategic Triangle and Maritime Security: Building Capacity in Northeast Asia and in the Broader Indo-Pacific Region

Selected Readings

Victor Cha, “What We Learn from Edwin Reischauer about the U.S. Role in Japan-Korea Relations,” Korea Chair Platform, Center for Strategic and International Studies, June 29, 2015.
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Brad Glosserman and Scott Snyder, The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States, Columbia University Press, 2015.

Shihoko Goto, ed., Japan’s Vision for East Asia: Diplomacy Amid Geopolitical Challenges, Wilson Center, 2014.
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Government of Japan, Ministry of Defense, China's Activities in the South China Sea, July 28, 2015.
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———, National Defense Program Guidelines for FY 2014 and Beyond, December 17, 2013.
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John Grady, “Panel: U.S. Must Rely on Leaders of Korea, Japan to Improve Relations,” U.S. Naval Institute, August 18, 2015.
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Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, Symposium on New Dynamics in Japanese Security Policy, Summary Report, July 2015.
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Van Jackson, “What the South China Sea Means for South Korean Grand Strategy,” Diplomat, July 17, 2015.
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———, “The South China Sea Needs South Korea,” Diplomat, June 24, 2015.
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———, “Power, Trust, and Network Complexity: Three Logics of Hedging in Asian Security,” International Relations of the Asia-Pacific 14, June 2014, 331–356.

Katrin Katz, “Korea-Japan Relations, 50 Years In: Demystifying the Paradox of Cyclical Tensions and Rapprochement,” Korea Chair Platform, Center for Strategic and International Studies, August 13, 2015.
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Shinichi Kitaoka, “A ‘Proactive Contribution to Peace’ and the Right of Collective Self-Defense: The Development of Security Policy in the Abe Administration,” Asia-Pacific Review 21, no. 2, December 2014, 1–18.

Bruce Klingner, “Washington Should Urge Greater South Korean-Japanese Military and Diplomatic Cooperation,” Backgrounder, no. 2734, Heritage Foundation, September 24, 2012.
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Korea.net, Presidential Speeches, “Commemorative Address by President Park Geun-hye on the 70th Anniversary of Liberation,” August 15, 2015.
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RADM Michael McDevitt, USN (Ret.), “The Current State and Future Prospects for Trilateral Security Cooperation,” in Tʻae-hyo Kim and Brad Glosserman, The Future of U.S.-Korea-Japan Relations: Balancing Values and Interests, Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2004.

Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet, “Statement by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe,” August 14, 2015.
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———,“Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Normalization of Japan-ROK Relations,” June 22, 2015.
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Kenneth B. Pyle, “The Sea Change in Japanese Foreign Policy,” NBR Analysis Brief, National Bureau of Asian Research, June 17, 2014.
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Republic of Korea, Ministry of National Defense, 2014 Defense White Paper, June 2015.

Isabel Reynolds and Maiko Takahashi, “Japan Passes Bills to Allow Troops to Fight in Overseas Wars,” Bloomberg, September 17, 2015.
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Daniel Sneider, “Shinzo Abe and the Reality of Japanese Democracy,” NBR Analysis Brief, National Bureau of Asian Research, August 24, 2015.
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Scott Snyder, U.S. Rebalancing Strategy and South Korea’s Middle Power Diplomacy, East Asia Institute Working Paper, February 2015.
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Jonathan Soble, “Shinzo Abe Echoes Japan’s Past World War II Apologies but Adds None,” New York Times, August 14, 2015.
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U.S. Department of Defense, Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Strategy: Achieving U.S. National Security Objectives in a Changing Environment, August 2015.
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———, The Guidelines for U.S.-Japan Defense Cooperation, April 27, 2015
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U.S. Department of State, “Joint Statement of the Security Consultative Committee: A Stronger Alliance for a Dynamic Security Environment,” The New Guidelines for U.S.-Japan Defense Cooperation, April 27, 2015.
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U.S.-Japan Commission on the Future of the Alliance, Interim Report, Center for Strategic and International Studies, July 14, 2014.
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