Top post of 2014


Top post – by far – this year: Countries or states recognised as neutral

A recent caveat was entered by ‘BPeters’ to one entry:

Japanconstitutionally forbidden from participating in wars, but maintains heavily-armed self-defence forces and a military alliance

BPeters wrote:

Japan has never ever formally declared its neutrality, and it is hard to argue that it is neutral given US bases in Japan and Japan’s material support for the US war against Iraq (2003). Although the Constitution of Japan implies neutrality, it does not formally declare neutrality.

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