Japan’s 2013 UN Arms Trade Treaty diplomacy exhibited neither the standard minimalist, subservient negotiating style nor policymaking restricted to the usual actors. Juxtaposition of the treaty and the 2014 arms export policy revision illustrates how traditional ‘‘peace diplomacy’’ can evolve into ‘‘proactive pacifism.’’
Japan, UN, arms trade, diplomacy, negotiating style
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Yasutomo, Dennis T. and Ishigaki, Tomoaki, "Japan’s Proactive Multilateralism" (2017). Government: Faculty Publications, Smith College, Northampton, MA.
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