Security environment surrounding Japan
Security environment surrounding Japan is becoming more obvious sharpening a variety of challenges and destabilizing factors, have become increasingly severe.
Among them, in the surrounding Japan, while such state having a large-scale military force is concentrated, regional cooperation framework of security surface has not been fully institutionalized, it remains uncertain, including the territorial issue and unification problem not reliable element is left. In addition, territory and sovereignty, over economic interests, not even in emergency even in purely peacetime, there is a tendency that the situation of the so-called gray zone increases prolonged. In addition, such as the tendency of activation, such as modernization strengthening and military activities of military force by the neighboring countries is seen more significantly, challenges and destabilizing factors on the security in the Asia-Pacific Ocean region, including surrounding Japan, more serious ing.
KEYWORD the situation of the so-called gray zone
The situation of the so-called gray zone, which was clearly expressed a wide range of circumstances not even in emergency even in purely peacetime.