Will Australia and Japan Move Beyond the ‘Quasi-Alliance’?
By Daisuke Akimoto
The Russia-Ukraine War has only accelerated the deepening defense ties between Canberra and Tokyo. Will the two countries consider a formal alliance?
Australia, Japan Sign Defense Pact as China Concerns Loom
By Haruka Nuga and Steve McMorran
It’s Japan’s first Reciprocal Access Agreement with any country other than the United States.
Slowly Blazing the Trail with the Australia-Japan Reciprocal Access Agreement
By Michael MacArthur Bosack
The RAA negotiation process sets an important precedent that will inform Japan’s security relationships for years to come.