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Japan Rearmed

The Politics of Military Power

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674987647

Publication Date: 04/08/2019

Academic Trade

352 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

14 photos

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Sheila A. Smith is Senior Fellow for Japan Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China. She is Vice Chair of the U.S. advisors to the U.S.–Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Exchange, a binational advisory panel of government officials and private-sector members. She also serves on the advisory committee for the U.S.–Japan Network for the Future program of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation. Smith teaches at Georgetown University, is a regular contributor to the CFR blog Asia Unbound, and is a frequent media commentator in the United States and Asia.

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