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Title: UK-Japan defense cooperation : Britain pivots and Japan branches out 
Author: Shetler-Jones, Philip
Date: 2012-05-10
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : East-West Center in Washington
Abstract: Philip Shetler-Jones, Security Consultant based in Brussels, explains that “the old Cold War allies of the United States are adapting to a more multipolar world order. Japan’s decision to branch out and trade arms beyond its alliance partner is one aspect of this, as is the UK’s apparent determination to show that it too can be an actor in the emerging Asian balance of power.”
Series/Report No.: Asia Pacific bulletin ; no. 164
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Pages/Duration: 2 p.

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  • Asia Pacific Bulletin [239]
    The Asia Pacific Bulletin (APB), produced by the East-West Center in Washington, publishes summaries of Congressional Study Groups, conferences, seminars, and visitor roundtables, as well as short articles and opinion pieces. APB summaries are always two pages or less, designed for the busy professional or policymaker to capture the essence of dialogue and debate on issues of concern in US-Asia relations.


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