PODCAST: Understanding Japan's New National Security Strategy: An Interview with Captain Izuru Ikeuchi

By Hidetoshi Azuma

January 29, 2014

In late December 2013, FPI Intern Hidetoshi Azuma interviewed Captain Izuru Ikeuchi to discuss recent developments in Japan's approach to national security.  Captain Ikeuchi serves as the Naval and Assistant Defense Attaché at the Embassy of Japan.

For further background on recent developments in Japan's approach to national security, visit FPI Resources: New Opportunities for the U.S.-Japan Alliance (December 19, 2013).

See below for the podcast's full transcript and audio.

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