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Research is one of the core activities of JIIA to provide useful policy ideas and analysis. JIIA conducts a wide range of research including international relations, economic issues and regional topics. The results of our research are widely disseminated to stimulate informed public debate. Our study groups/taskforces bring together distinguished scholars and practitioners for research projects. Along with these research findings, we offer periodic as well as occasional publications that include monthly journal Kokusai Mondai (International Affairs) and AJISS Commentary.

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


*Short Summary of Research Programs (FY2017-2019)

Research Outcomes

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Publication

BOOK (available in Japanese)

JIIA has published over one hundred books.

[Recent titles]
What Do Alliances Mean to the US?(Fumiaki Kubo ed., 2013)
Political Infrastructure of American Politics (Fumiaki Kubo ed., 2010)

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JOURNAL (available in Japanese)

JIIA has published monthly journal "Kokusai Mondai (International Affairs)" since 1960, which is a leading journal of scholarly analysis of Japanese fereign policy and international affairs. It is available to JIIA member and by paid subscription.

POLICY RECOMMENDATION

Along with research projects, JIIA puts forward policy recommendations on topical issues of Japanese foreign policy and international affairs.

[Recent policy recommendations]
"Recommendations for Japan's Middle East Policy"(October 8, 2015) "Development of the Russian Far East/Siberia and Japan's Economic Security(FY2014)"(Russian/Русский) (June 23,2015)

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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.253
Can the "West" survive?
Masayuki Tadokoro (8 December 2017)

No.252
The Domestic and Foreign Policies of the Second Xi Administration
Akio Takahara (22 November 2017)

No.251
Japan Should Actively Push for a TPP11 Agreement
Shujiro Urata (31 October 2017)

No.250
Japan's Nuclear Disarmament Diplomacy Following the Adoption of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)
Hirofumi Tosaki (20 October 2017)

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

AJISS-Commentary

JIIA Annual Brochure 2017

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

Publication

Journal


Kokusai Mondai (International Affairs)

No.666 November 2017 "The Rule of Law in Diplomacy"


Books

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

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