ISDP Voices

    The Question of Iran: Japan’s Most Critical Partner in the Middle East?

    In the face of a potential geopolitical conflict involving the U.S. and Iran, Japan’s mediation role has become ever more important. Tokyo’s decision to deploy its Maritime Self-Defense Force to the Middle East, independently from U.S. initiatives, reflects Japan’s prudent consideration for its traditional partner in the region, Iran. Moreover, Tehran’s covert strategic collaboration with […]

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