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Defense of Japan 2015 (Annual White Paper)

Japan Ministry of Defense

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Part I: Security Environment Surrounding Japan

Chapter 1 Defense Policies of Countries

Chapter 2 Issues in the International Community

Part II: Japan's Security and Defense Policy and the Japan-U.S. Alliance

Chapter 1 Basic Concepts of Japan's Security and Defense

Chapter 2 National Security Strategy and National Defense Program Guidelines, etc.

Chapter 3 Strengthening of the Japan-U.S. Alliance

Chapter 4 Reform of the Ministry of Defense

Part III: Initiatives to Protect the Lives and Property of the People as well as Securing the Territorial Land, Water and Airspace

Chapter 1 Building a Dynamic Joint Defense Force

Chapter 2 Measures on Defense Equipment

Chapter 3 Active Promotion of Security Cooperation

Chapter 4 Interaction with Local Communities and Japanese Citizens


Abbreviation List and Index

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