La política exterior de seguridad japonesa (2001-2022). Condicionantes para el reajuste estratégico ante un contexto incierto

Just Castillo Iglesias


En las dos últimas décadas, la política exterior de seguridad de Japón ha experimentado una notable transformación. Mediante reajustes graduales, Tokio ha dejado atrás la política de bajo perfil articulada sobre la base de la doctrina Yoshida, para adoptar un papel más proactivo, basado en valores, y más apoyado en la seguridad colectiva. Bajo un enfoque basado en el realismo neoclásico, este artículo analiza los cambios implementados por los distintos gobiernos desde Koizumi hasta Kishida. El análisis destaca el papel clave de factores domésticos, como las preferencias y percepciones de los líderes sobre el entorno regional, o las actitudes de la sociedad japonesa hacia la Constitución y el pacifismo, a la hora de explicar el alcance y la profundidad de los reajustes adoptados.

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