By Jared Samuelson
Takuya Matsuda joins the program to discuss Japan’s Cold War and post-Cold War approach to international relations, culminating in its current policy of Maritime Realism. Topics include relations with the U.S., the importance of the Japanese National Security Council, Japan’s relationships with its neighbors (the Quad!) and more. Don’t sleep on the links either!
4. “Geopolitics Redux: Explaining the Japanese-Korea Dispute and Its Implications for Great Power Competion,” by Takuya Matsuda and Jaehan Park, War on the Rocks, November 7, 2019.
Jared Samuelson is the Senior Producer of the Sea Control Podcast. Contact him at email@example.com.