What is Japan’s Indian Ocean Strategy?
RIPS’ Eye, February 28, 2019 What is Japan’s Indian Ocean Strategy? Dr. Satoru Nagao Hudson Institute Japan has recently begun to play a more proactive and assertive role in the Indian Ocean region. In January 2019, for example, Japan sent its Foreign Minister, Taro Kono, and its Chief of Staff, Joint Staff, Katsutoshi Kawano, to the Raisina Dialogue, a high-profile conference in India devoted to geopolitics. Before that, in 2018, Japan participated in joint exercises conducted between the Ground, … More