Bilateral Perspectives on Regional Security: Australia, Japan and the Asia-Pacific Region

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This book assesses the key factors underlying such Australian-Japanese cooperation and those policy challenges that could impede it. Experts offer critical insights into why their two countries – traditionally the two key 'spokes' in the US bilateral alliance network spanning Asia – are moving toward a security relationship in their own right.

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Overview

This book assesses the key factors underlying such Australian-Japanese cooperation and those policy challenges that could impede it. Experts offer critical insights into why their two countries – traditionally the two key 'spokes' in the US bilateral alliance network spanning Asia – are moving toward a security relationship in their own right.

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements vii

List of Contributors ix

List of Abbreviations xi

Introduction William T. Tow Rikki Kersten 1

Part I The Interplay of Domestic and Foreign Policy Factors

1 Australian Foreign Policy towards Japan: Weighing the Bureaucratic Process David Walton 13

2 The Koizumi-Abe Revolution in Japanese Security Policy: Normative Transformation and Democratic Maturity Rikki Kersten 29

3 Japanese Domestic Politics and Security Cooperation with Australia: The Limits of 'Normalisation' Tadashi Anno 46

4 Japan's Misfiring Security Hedge: Discovering the Limits of Middle-Power Internationalism and Strategic Convergence H. D. P. Envall Kiichi Fujiwara 60

Part II The Dynamics of Bilateral Security Cooperation

5 Regional Security Cooperation in East Asia: What Can Japan and Australia Usefully Do Together? Kazuhiko Togo 79

6 Japan-Australia Security Relations: A Tale of Timing Malcolm Cook 98

7 Japan-Australia Security Relations: Building a Real Strategic Partnership? Thomas S. Wilkins 111

8 Japan-Australia Joint Security Statements and the Trilateral Strategic Dialogue: A Japanese Perspective Eiichi Katahara 128

Part III Regional and Global Ramifications of Intensified Bilateralism

9 The Broader Context: How Australia-Japan Relations 'Fit' into Regional and Global Security Dynamics William T. Tow 147

10 Comparing Japanese, Australian and European Responses to 'Out-of-Area' Security Challenges Wilhelm M. Vosse 160

11 Japan, Australia and International Security Burden-Sharing with the United States Tomohiko Satake 183

12 Building a Foundation for Regional Security Architecture in the Asia-Pacific: Human Resource Development for Peacebuilding Yuji Uesugi 200

13 Security Arrangements in the Asia-Pacific: A Three-Tier Approach Ryo Sahashi 214

Conclusion William T. Two Rikki Kersten 241

References 245

Index 271

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