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Combating International Terrorism in Southeast Asia: Japan`s Dimension
This paper is devoted to the threat of international terrorism in South-East Asia, as well as its counteraction from the dimension of Japan. As a hypothesis of the study, the author puts forward the thesis that Japan's current foreign policy strategy pays special attention to counter-terrorism measures in South-East Asia because of the reassessment of the influence of international terrorism on the security of the entire Asia-Pacific region. In the course of the work, the neo-realistic approach is used, the rationale for using which is given in the first chapter. The second chapter explores the activities of the main terrorist groups in Southeast Asia, as well as traditional and non-traditional ways of fighting them. The third chapter is devoted to Japan's activities in the framework of anti-terrorist activities in Southeast Asia. Also in the third chapter, attention is paid to Japan's legislative base, the agreements of Japan and ASEAN and the main areas in which cooperation takes place. In conclusion, the results are analyzed and the author comes to the conclusion that the hypothesis of the study is proved.