1996 Japan Special Weapons News
- Statement by Foreign Minister Yukihiko Ikeda at the Seminar on Nuclear Disarmament after the Indefinite Extension of the NPT December 2, 1996 Kyoto, Japan -- It is essential that taking into consideration the realities of the international security environment we carry out, one by one, measures to which the entire international community including the nuclear-weapon states, can agree.
- Statement by Foreign Minister Yukihiko Ikeda at the third U.N. Hiroshima Conference on Disarmament Issues 17 July, 1996, Hiroshima, Japan -- Based upon our terrible experience of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, while firmly maintaining the Three Non-Nuclear Principles, Japan has sincerely been carrying out its obligations as stipulated in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, and at the same time, we have been making great efforts for the promotion of global nuclear disarmament.
- JAPAN TARGET: STAR WARS Japan is considering spending $20 billion over the next decade for a missile defense system Asia Week July 12, 1996
- Asian Security: US Presence and Japan, China, Korea FOREIGN MEDIA REACTION DAILY DIGEST Wednesday, April 24, 1996 -- Asia watchers in the foreign press continued to praise--albeit with reservations-- the U.S.-Japan declaration on security cooperation that emerged from last week's Tokyo summit but they also viewed with concern the possibility of enhanced Sino-Russian cooperation and fretted over the persistent and worrisome challenges posed by both China and North Korea.
- U.S.-JAPAN JOINT DECLARATION ON SECURITY 17 April 1996
- BACKGROUNDER ON PRESIDENT CLINTON'S VIEW OF PACIFIC SECURITY By Al Sullivan
USIA White House Correspondent - 17 April 1996
- East Asian Strategic Review 1996-1997 The National Institute for Defense Studies
Maintained by Webmaster
Updated Friday, April 28, 2000 7:58:48 AM