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Document Details


Title: Haruo Natsume
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: George Washington University. National Security Archives
Collection: U.S.-Japan Project Oral History Program
Description: Discusses how the Defense Agency began to study "emergency" situation scenarios in Korea in early 1970s. Commented on the meanings of "introduction" of nuclear weapons, and idea of "peacetime defense force." Explains how defense policies are developed inside the Defense Agency.
URL: http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/japan/natsumeohinterview.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1996 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Natsume, Haruo
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Showa, Okayama, Japan; Okayama, Japan; Japan; Asia
Speaker race: Asian
Speaker occupation: Government official
Document date: 14-Jun-1996
Interviewer: Murata, Koji; Tanaka, Akihiko
Locations discussed: Asia; Japan; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; Diplomatic and consular service; International relations; Japan; Japan--Officials and employees; Japan--Politics and government; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Officials and employees
Topics discussed - Other terms: Diplomatic relations
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0024501-26169