Arctic Yearbook 2015 - Page 410

Commentary Does the Sun also Rise in the Arctic? Three Pillars of Japan’s Arctic Policy Fujio Ohnishi Japan or Nihon in Japanese means a country from which the Sun rises. In general, the word Sun is often used as a metaphor for Japan. This commentary explains Japan’s Arctic engagement by focusing on its three pillars, and also considers its policy prospects. Japan’s Arctic engagement has centered on three pillars, namely the p [\