Asia’s Democratic Security Diamond – Japan is a mature maritime democracy

Asia’s Democratic Security Diamond – Japan is a mature maritime democracy


Japan -TOKYO - In the summer of 2007, addressing the Central Hall of the Indian Parliament as Japan’s prime minister, I spoke of the “Confluence of the Two Seas” – a phrase that I drew from the title of a book written by the Mughal prince Dara Shikoh in 1655 – to the applause and stomping approval of the assembled lawmakers. In the five years since then, I have become even more strongly convinced that what I said was correct. 

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