Examines Japanese government and public attitudes on defense policy, including the missions and capabilities of the Japan Self-Defense Forces, and defense spending policies. Discusses elements in Japanese society that influence defense policy, and perceptions of its role in the world and U.S. and Soviet military roles in East Asia.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Japanese Attitudes Toward Defense and Security Issues