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COLUMN [US-China Relations Report] | 2016-04-26
Vol.3 "Australia and US-China Relations" / Yusuke Ishihara

Japan Digital Library / Japan's Territories Series | 2016-04-15
-Makomo Kuniyoshi, "The Senkaku Islands in the Context of the History of the Modern Fishing Industry in Okinawa"
-Shingo Yamagami, "Reflections on the Issue of the Senkaku Islands: From the Field of International Law and Politics"
-Yoshiko Yamasaki, "The Creation of a Basis for the Possession of Takeshima by the Korean Government"
-Seizaburo Tamura, "Fisheries administration in relation to Takeshima"

Japan Digital Library / Japan's Diplomacy Series | 2016-04-15
Ryo Oshiba, "Multilateral Diplomacy and Multilateralism:The United Nations, the G8, the G20, and the Bretton Woods Institutions"

KOKUSAI MONDAI (International Affairs)  | 2016-04-15
Focus: "Africa's Next Stage: Challenges and Developments Ahead" (No.650 April 2016)

Japan Digital Library / Japan's Diplomacy Series | 2016-04-12
Takenori Horimoto, "Japan-India Rapprochement and Its Future Issues"

AJISS-Commentary | 2016-04-06
"Japan-Australia relations (with a particular focus on the security implications of the submarine deal)"(No.227) / Takashi Saitoh

AJISS-Commentary | 2016-04-04
"The Abe Administration's 'Pragmatic Policy Line'"(No.226) / Katsuyuki Yakushiji

Japan Digital Library / International Circumstances in the Asia-Pacific Series (Korean Peninsula) | 2016-03-31
-Yukihiro Hotta, "China's Aid to North Korea-Centered on the China-North Korea Oil Pipeline"
-Hideki Okuzono, "South Korean Judiciary Shakes Japan-South Korea Relations"
-Takashi Sakai, "North Korea's Political System"
-Mitsuhiro Mimura, "The Position of North-South Trade in the North Korean Economy"

Japan Digital Library / International Circumstances in the Asia-Pacific Series (China) | 2016-03-31
-Kai Kajitani, "Land Market and Regional Government Rent Seeking Behavior"
-Takashi Suzuki, "The Rule of the Chinese Communist Party in the 21st Century: Social Change and Political Approaches
 toward the Newly emerging Socio-economic Elites"

-Hiroshi Ohta, "Global Governance and China  The Hu Jintao Era and Governance of International Public Goods"
-Madoka Fukuda, "The Normalization of Sino-French Diplomatic Relations in 1964 and the Formation of the "One-China"
 Principle: Negotiations over Breaking French Diplomatic Relations with the Republic of China Government and
 the Recognition of the People's Republic of China as the Sole Legitimate Government"
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The Japan Digital Library was created to disseminate outstanding research translated from Japanese, and JIIA began posting the “Rule of Law Series” as the first contribution to this Library.    [Japan Digital Library / Rule of Law Series page]

JIIA No.13 in 2014 global think tank rankings
JIIA has been ranked 13th out of about 6,600 think tanks around the world in annnal survey conducted by the TTCSP-Think Tank and Civil Society Program of the University of Pennsylvania. In Asia JIIA is the highest, which was the same position in the previous year. Total list of global ranking

JIIA Forum / Symposium

JIIA Study Report Symposium "US-Japan Relations and Southeast Asia: Meeting Regional Demands"
(2016-03-14) Video

Theme: "Prospects for Resolution of the Syrian Conflict Situation and Implications for Middle East Peace and Stability"
Speaker: Dr. Yezid Sayigh, Senior Associate, Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut (26 February 2016)
(2016-02-26) Video

Theme: "Stronger Partnerships for a Better World"
Speaker: Mr. Anthony John "Tony" Abbott, the 28th Prime Minister of Australia
(2016-02-26) Video

JIIA Study Report Symposium "Major developments in the US and China and US-China relations amidst turmoil in the international order"(24 Mar 2016) (session1)
(2016-02-24) Video

JIIA Study Report Symposium "Major developments in the US and China and US-China relations amidst turmoil in the international order"(24 Mar 2016) (session2)
(2016-02-24) Video

JIIA Study Report Symposium "Major developments in the US and China and US-China relations amidst turmoil in the international order"(24 Mar 2016) (session3)
(2016-02-24) Video

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International Conference

March 2015

3rd Japan-India Dialogue, Tokyo

Japan-US Security Seminar Follow-up Meeting, Washington, DC

February 2015

8th JIIA-IPIS (Institute for Political and International Studies, Iran) Roundtable, Tehran

2nd JIIA-CSR (Center for Strategic Research, Expediency Discernment Council, Iran) Dialogue, Tehran

JIIA-IIRI (Ilmin International Relations Institute (IIRI), Korea University) Dialogue, Seoul

JIIA-RAND Corporation Dialogue, Tokyo

January 2015

4th JIIA-INSS (Institute for National Security Strategy, South Korea) Dialogue, Tokyo

December 2014

3rd JIIA-IIS (Institute of International Studies, Fudan University, China) Dialogue, Tokyo

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AJISS-Commentary

AJISS-Commentary is an occasional op-ed type publication. It aims to present a variety of Japanese views on international relations to international intellectuals interested in Japanese external policy.

No.227
Japan-Australia relations (with a particular focus on the security implications of the submarine deal)
Takashi Saitoh (6 April 2016)

No.226
The Abe Administration's "Pragmatic Policy Line"
Katsuyuki Yakushiji (4 April 2016)

No.225
Aiming for Inclusive Growth in Myanmar
Aiko Doden (14 March 2016)

No.224
South Korea's TPP Strategy: Reformulating a Dubious Growth Strategy
Yukiko Fukagawa (10 March 2016)

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Research

Ongoing Projects

Major developments in the US and China and US-China relations amidst turmoil in the international order (FY2015)

Ⅰ. Domestic factors influencing US foreign policy
Ⅱ. China's domestic situation and foreign policy
Ⅲ. US-China relations and international relations surrounding the US and China

Security policy reality check - New security legislation/guidelines and circumstances on the Korean Peninsula and in the Middle East - (FY2015)

Issues Facing the Rule of Law in the Indo-Pacific and Maritime Security (Country Profile) (FY2015)

New developments in the Asia-Pacific's post-TPP economic order - Acceleration of inclusive economic partnerships and correspondence analysis of excluded areas (FY-2015)

Ⅰ. The Post-TPP Trade Architecture
Ⅱ. Examination of Russia's eastward shift

Japan`s Resource Diplomacy and Energy Cooperation (FY2014-2015)

Research Outcomes

Japan's Territorial Issues and the Historical Understandings of the Concerned Countries – Case Studies on the Senkaku Islands, Takeshima and the Northern Territories – (FY2013)

Japanese Diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific Age: Toward a Collaborative Relationship with Emerging Powers(FY2013-2014)

The Middle East as a Global Strategic Challenge – Outlook in 2030 and Responses(FY2013-2014)

Research on radical Islamist activities and strife over natural resources in the Sahara region – from the perspective of Middle Eastern states vis-à-vis global actors(FY2013-2014)

China Risk and Efforts toward Regional Economic Integration(FY2013-2014)

Rising Challenges for the Japan-U.S. Alliance in the Global Commons (Cyberspace, Outer Space, and the Arctic Ocean) (FY2013-2014)

Scenario Planning for the Korean Peninsula(FY2013-2014)

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