History of international relationFinal reportGroup: Wowopps
Question Did Japan have a coherent policy toward China?
Outline Introduction International structural Domestic factors Leadership Conclusion
Introduction Sino-Japan relation and the world Economics Military power Growing tension
Shares of global exports andimports source: Starmass Dream corporation
Energy Consumption Electricity Consumption Japan 963,852,000 Units: MWh/yr 4,190,000,00 China 0 US 3741485000 8,895,337,00US+PRC+JP 0 17,109,665,0 World 00 0 10,000,000,000 20,000,000,000 Source: US Energy Information Administration
Military ExpenditureMilitary spending in 2010 Rank Country Military % of GDP Expenditure 1 United States 687,105,000,00 4.7% 0 2 PRC 114,300,000,00 2.2% 0 6 Japan 51,420,000,000 The SIPRI Source: 1.0% Database
The uncertain vision towardChina Reconciliation or Opposition? American or East Asia alliance? Nuclear weapon deterrence?
Conflict issues National security Energy resources Nuclear Weapon Economics cooperation
National Security The Growing China Chinese J-10 during a test flight
National Security Japan-US alliance Is US-Japan Security Treaty still work? Threat of North Korea and China The growing military capability Missiles aiming Taiwan Limited SDF
Energy Resource Thirst for energy Mutual demand for Siberia pipeline Oil and gas under East China Sea lead to territorial confrontation
Nuclear Weapon US nuclear umbrella Deterrence or elimination of threat?
EconomicsSource: Ministry of Export, Trade and Industry and Fundsupermart.comCompilations
Domestic factors PUBLIC Anti-war sentiment after WW2 decrease. Economic superpower. Defeat in Gulf war.>>>Seek for hegemony in the world. Development of China
LDP(the Liberal Democratic Party) Follow the US + Conservative attitude. 1972 Japan established diplomatic relations with PRC 1978 The Sino-Japanese treaty of peace and friendship LDP was replaced by DPJ(the Democratic Party of Japan) in 2009.
Leadership Junichiro Koizumi 2001/4/26-2006/9/26 Textbook issue Visit the Yasukuni Shrine every year. Sent the SDF to Iraq to support the US force. Bush’s attitude and reaction.
Shinzo Abe 2006/9/26-2007/9/26 no visit to the Yasukuni Shrine Strengthen the SDF. 2006/10/8 “Ice-thawing” visit to China “Value oriented diplomacy”, “The arc of freedom and prospects”--US, Australia and India.
Yasuo Fukuda 2007/6/26-2008/9/24 2007/12 “Spring- heralding” visit to China 2008 “The Sino-Japanese Joint Statement on all-round promotion of strategic and mutually beneficial
Yukio Hatoyama 2009/5/16-2010/6/4 DPJ East Asia Community Naoto Kan2010/6/4~
Japan turn back to the Asia Balance between the US and Asia. Regional cooperation-- economic, political and cultural. US-China relationship. Unstable government. History issue. Senkaku island.
Conclusion Stability of East Asia and the world Multilateral contact US-Japan-China Energy Consortium Ministerial-level dialogue Economic Relations Group