This book explores the discussions on Japanese-U.S. relations, security in Northeast Asia, political and economic development in Southeast Asia, transformation in Japanese domestic politics, and world economy, from the Fourth Shimoda Conference held in 1977.
Part 1: The New Era of Japanese-U.S. Relations 1. Shimoda—The View from 1967 2. Japan, the United States, and the International Order Part 2: Security in Northeast Asia 3. The Role of the United States in East Asia: A Legislative Perspective 4. Japan and the United States: Security Issues in the Far East 5. Japan's Role in East Asian Stability 6. Groping for Korean Unification Part 3: Political and Economic Development in Southeast Asia 7. Asian Development and the United States 8. Toward a Reorientation of Asian Policy: The Fukuda Doctrine and Japanese-U.S. Cooperation 9. A Reformist Vision of Southeast Asian Policy Part 4: Japan and International Politics 10. The Transformation in Japanese Domestic Politics and Japanese-U.S. Relations Part 5: Japan, the United States, and the World Economy 11. Free Trade Under Seige 12. Some Considerations for Japan and the United States in Developing an Energy Strategy 13. Administration of the World. Economy and Japan