Japan Chair Platform: Managing Rising Powers: China and the Lessons of U.S. Strategy toward "Japan Inc."
July 21, 2008
During the 1980s and early 1990s, the United States confronted a rising power challenge in the form of “Japan Inc.” What lessons does this experience hold for U.S. strategy toward contemporary China?
Daniel Kliman is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Politics at Princeton University and a visiting fellow with the Japan Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. His dissertation examines how leading democracies respond to rising power challenges. He is also the author of Japan’s Security Strategy in the Post-9/11 World: Embracing a New Realpolitik (Praeger/CSIS, 2006).
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