Japan-China spat over nuclear arsenal : is Tokyo hardening its security policy?
Joshy M. Paul
Date of Issue2010
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
A recent spat over nuclear arsenal between China and Japan could upset the status quo in East Asia. An ardent propagator of nuclear disarmament, Japan seeks China to comply with other superpowers on nuclear disarmament. Will this Japanese posture, started by Hatoyama, continue under the new prime minister Naoto Kan?
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