What's New

Japan Information Center | 2018-07-31
Japan Review Vol.2 No.1 Summer 2018 : "History and Collective Memories"
 An English periodical published by our Japan Information Center four times a year that disseminates overseas research related to territorial and historical issues

Column/Report/Other Papers | 2018-07-30
[Indo-Pacific Focus] Policy Brief No.5
"Territorial and Maritime Disputes in the South China Sea and Vietnam’s Policy"
   Tran Truong Thuy (Director of the Center for South China Sea Studies, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam)

AJISS-Commentary | 2018-07-19
"The US-led Trade War: Towards a Rule-based Solution" (No.261)
   Junji Nakagawa (Professor of International Economic Law at the Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo)

AJISS-Commentary | 2018-07-11
"Japan-EU EPA Moving Towards Ratification: Its Significance and Prospects" (No.260)
   Soko Tanaka (Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of Economic Research, Chuo University/Professor Emeritus, Tohoku University)

AJISS-Commentary | 2018-06-29
"Premier Li Keqiang reveals China's true motive: 'China-Japan relations have returned to a path of normality'" (No.259)
   Katsuji Nakazawa (Editorial Committee Member/Editorial Writer, Nihon Keizai Shimbun)

Column/Report/Other Papers | 2018-06-27
[Indo-Pacific Focus] Policy Brief No.4
"China's Attitude to the International Legal Order in the Xi Era: The Case of the South China Sea"
   Bing Ling (Professor, The University of Sydney Law School)

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JIIA again ranked 1st in Asia and 14th globally in "2017 Global Go To Think Tank Ranking"
   ->2017 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report (TTCSP)

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The Japan Digital Library now includes Japan and the World Series.    [Japan Digital Library / Japan and the World Series]

JIIA Forum / Symposium

Public Seminar “Japan-Spain: Strategic Cooperation between Likeminded Countries”(Session 1)
(2018-04-19) Video

Public Seminar “Japan-Spain: Strategic Cooperation between Likeminded Countries”(Session 2-3)
(2018-04-19) Video

Theme: “How Americans See the World and Each Other in the Trump Era"
Speaker: Mr Bruce Stokes Pew Research Center/ Director, Global Economic Attitudes
(2018-02-27) Video

JIIA Open Symposium "Reviewing the First Year of the Trump Presidency"
(2018-02-22) Video

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Media Exposure

Aug 11


Contribution to Sunday Guardian (India) by Monika Chansoria, Senior Visiting Fellow, "Tensions rising between Taiwan and China"

Aug 5


Contribution to Daily News and Analysis (India) by Monika Chansoria, Senior Visiting Fellow, "Trouble between old friends?"

July 26



Contribution to EastWest Institute (United States) by J. Berkshire Miller, Senior Visiting Fellow, “U.S.-Japan Relations in the Coming Year: Alliance Management and Risk Management”

July 26



Contribution to JAPANForward (Sankei Shimbun, Japan) by Monika Chansoria, Senior Visiting Fellow, "Belt and Road Initiative Debts Reduce Pakistan to China's Client State"

July 24


Comments in Asia Times (Hong Kong) by J. Berkshire Miller, Senior Visiting Fellow (With China absent from RIMPAC 2018, Japan tests ship-kill capabilities)

July 24


Contribution to World Politics Review by J. Berkshire Miller, Senior Visiting Fellow, “Japan's Deal With the EU Is a Big Win for the Multilateral Trade Regime”

July 22


Contribution to Al Jazeera (Qatar) by J. Berkshire Miller, Senior Visiting Fellow, “Will Trump’s tariffs push the EU and China closer together?”

July 19


Contribution to DECCAN HERALD (India) by Monika Chansoria, Senior Visiting Fellow, "CPEC: China diluting India’s sovereignty"

July 13

Interview by ABC News (Australia) by J. Berkshire Miller, Senior Visiting Fellow (Japan's approach to North Korea)

July 11


Comments in The Japan Times by J. Berkshire Miller, Senior Visiting Fellow (Japan's Perspective on Recent Korean Peninsula Developments)

July 7


Contribution to The Sunday Guardian (India) by Monika Chansoria, Senior Visiting Fellow, "A hint of China’s diplomatic offensive on Kashmir"

July 5


Interview by CNBC by J. Berkshire Miller, Senior Visiting Fellow (“The U.S. language on denuclearization is ‘a moving target’”)

July 3


Contribution to Foreign Policy by J. Berkshire Miller, Senior Visiting Fellow, “Japan’s China Deals Are Pure Pragmatism”

July 2


Contribution to The Interpreter (Lowy Institute, Australia) by Ryosuke Hanada, Research Fellow, "Sources of Shinzo Abe’s resilience"

July


Commentary in Arirang (Korea) by J. Berkshire Miller, Senior Visiting Fellow, “Japan's Interests with North Korea”

June 30


Contribution to NewsPicks (Japan) by J. Berkshire Miller, Senior Visiting Fellow, “Moon's DPRK Engagement Approach Has Regional Implications”

June 27



Contribution to CSIS Asian Maritime Transparency Initiative by Ryosuke Hanada, Research Fellow, "Quadrilateral Cooperation as Seen from Japan: Distraction or Assurance?"

June 19


Comments in Les Echos (FRANCE) by J. Berkshire Miller, Senior Visiting Fellow (Suspension of US-ROK Exercises and Regional Implications)

June 19


Contribution to SAGE journals by Mari Nukii, Research Fellow, "Japan–Iran Relations since the 2015 Iran Nuclear Deal"

June 19


Contribution to DECCAN HERALD (India) by Monika Chansoria, Senior Visiting Fellow, "How China works: look at Doklam"

June 18


Contribution to The Japan Times by J. Berkshire Miller, Senior Visiting Fellow, “Japan’s way forward in a rudderless world”

June 18


Contribution to Le Monde (France) by Valérie Niquet, Senior Visiting Fellow, "Rencontre Trump-Kim : « Le début d’une nouvelle époque »"

June 14


Contribution to World Politics Review by J. Berkshire Miller, Senior Visiting Fellow, "Can Japan Protect Its Interests in the Middle East Without Alienating Trump?"

June 13

Comments in CNN by J. Berkshire Miller, Senior Visiting Fellow (Asia Reacts to Singapore Summit)

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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.261
The US-led Trade War: Towards a Rule-based Solution
Junji Nakagawa (19 July 2018)

No.260
Japan-EU EPA Moving Towards Ratification: Its Significance and Prospects
Soko Tanaka (11 July 2018)

No.259
Premier Li Keqiang reveals China's true motive: "China-Japan relations have returned to a path of normality"
Katsuji Nakazawa (29 June 2018)

No.258
Higher US Tariffs on Steel/Aluminum Imports and Japan's Response
Shujiro Urata (16 April 2018)

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Research

Ongoing Research Programs (FY2017-2019)

A-1: The Trump Administration’s Foreign Policy and Japan-US Relations

A-2: China’s Foreign Policy and Other Countries’ China Policies

A-3: Europe in Turbulence


B-1: Japan’s Defense Bottom-up Review

B-2: Korean Peninsula in an ‘Age of Uncertainty’ and Japan’s Foreign / Security Policy

B-3: Post-Putin Russia

 

C-1: World Economy

C-2: Global Risk

Subgroup (1) Analysis of Current Situation in the Middle East and Energy Issues
Subgroup (2) Analysis of Populism and Demographic Shift (Immigrant and Refugee) Issues
 

D-1: Rule of Law in the Indo-Pacific: Japan’s foreign policy for enhancing global public goods


Research Outcomes

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Japan Digital Library Archive of high-quality scholary works translated from Japanese to English

AJISS-Commentary

JIIA Annual Brochure 2018

A highlight of JIIA's recent activities and a summary of its organization.

Publication

Journal


Kokusai Mondai (International Affairs)

No.671 May 2018 "New Issues in the Middle East"



Japan Review

Vol.2 No.1 Summer 2018

Books

What Do Alliances Mean to the US?
(Fumiaki Kubo ed., 2013)

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