安全保障 (あんぜんほしょう) anzenhoshou Relates to security 安全保障 anzen hoshou – safety guarantee; security guarantee 安全 – safety; security 保障 – guarantee; assurance; pledge; warranty Although anzen hoshou means literally “safety-guarantee” it often conveys the idea of ‘defence’ in a narrow, military sense. The phrase is often abbreviated in the compound Ampo. Ampo suggests not just ‘defence’, […]
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May 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Alliance, English (Australian)
Alliance Relates to alliance When used in an Australian context the term ‘alliance’ is generally used to signify more than just the Australia-New Zealand United States (ANZUS) Treaty that formalized Washington’s security guarantees to its Pacific partners. Rather, Australia’s ‘alliance’ with the United States is now perceived as encompassing the entire spectrum of the US-Australia […]