Japanese Missile Defence and its Implications


The main goal of the presented article is to evaluate the impact of Japanese missile defence development on the regional strategic stability in Northeast Asia. The goal is reached through an analysis of interaction between missile defence and roles of ballistic missiles in Chinese and North Korean strategies towards Japan, while also taking into account the alternative policies which Japan might have used in response to the ballistic missile threat. According to the analysis, the development of the Japanese missile defence does not degrade strategic stability in the discussed region.

Mgr. Adam Strauch, M.A., born in 1984. He studied the master's degree program in the field of international relations at the Department of International Relations and European Studies, Faculty of Social Studies at Masaryk University in Brno, where he currently continues her doctoral studies. He graduated from the Non-Proliferation and International Security M.A. program in the Department of War Studies, King's College London. He worked at Korea University in Seoul (Republic of Korea). He professionally deals with nuclear strategy and with the issue of non-proliferation of WMD, the safety aspects of outer space and with the region of Northeast Asia.

Country: Czech Republic


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