Rise of Japan and balance of power in Asia
Japan, the island country on the eastern edge of Asia, is one of the four developed nations of the largest continent. The cultural superpower is an important player in the Asian and world politics. It has outstanding bilateral ties with most Asian nations and is a part of the major regional multilateral organizations, apart from both economic and technological power. It is one of the top foreign aid providers in the world. But with the change of geopolitics in Asia with rise of China, Tokyo feels that it is time to revisit the pacifist policies and construct a new geopolitical paradigm for Japan.
Japan is in the midst of major policy review both domestically and globally. Japanese leaders are off late realizing they have lost hundreds of business contracts in the recent past to China and others despite offering bright prospects in regard to technology and economic viability of those projects.
The reason is Japan does not have enough political andLearn more...