Expert Commentary

Will Tokyo’s Arms Exports Help or Hurt U.S Interests in Asia?

Eric Heginbotham
Principal Research Scientist, Center for International Studies, MIT
Richard J. Samuels
Director, Center for International Studies, MIT

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The Author is Eric Heginbotham

Eric Heginbotham is a Principal Research Scientist at MIT’s Center for International Studies and specializes in East Asian defense and security issues.

The Coauthor is Richard J. Samuels

Richard J. Samuels is Ford International Professor of Political Science and director of the Center for International Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is currently writing a history of the Japanese intelligence community.

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