Global Risk and Crisis Management Program
No first use” in the context of the U.S.-Japan Alliance
DateDec. 2021
BibliographyAsian Security
AuthorAKIYAMA Nobumasa
Summary The article addresses the No First Use (NFU) of nuclear weapons policy, and the imminent need to establish deterrence mechanisms that promote stability in the region, considering Japan’s perspective as a US ally. All of this in the context of escalating tensions with China and the continuous threat of North Korea.