‘Faux pacifists’ imperil Japan while empowering China

Prof. Kerry Gershaneck published this piece in Asia Times. He writes that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces a major political warfare campaign as he labors to defend Japan’s security interests through the normalization of the status of its armed forces. On the opposite side are radical purported pacificists that are acting as enablers for Beijing.

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In addition to his work as an Advisor to GRMF, Professor Kerry K Gershaneck is currently a scholar at the Graduate Institute of East Asian Studies, National Chengchi University, ROC; a guest lecturer at the ROC National Defense University; a senior research associate with Thammasat University’s Faculty of Law (CPG); and the Distinguished Visiting Professor at Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy, Thailand. Kerry is a former U.S. Marine Corps officer, with extensive operational and security policy-level experience pertaining to Northeast Asia.

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