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Japan and the vision of a free and open Indo-Pacific.- Borja Llandres Cuesta.

Northeast Asia’s regional order has undergone a rapid evolution during the last decade because of different political, military and economic dynamics. One of the countries most affected by this regional transformation has been Japan whose strategic position has been severely deteriorated by multiple factors. This paper will analyse briefly the Japanese foreign policy since World War II. After that, we will see the origins and the background of the Vision of a Free and Open Indo-Pacific and we’ll develop the bases of this strategy. Finally, we will see the response that this strategy has received from several regional actors.

Document written by Borja Llandres Cuesta. Lawyer and political risk analyst.

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