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

July 19

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

July 7

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

July 2

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

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 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.

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

Japan-EU EPA Moving Towards Ratification: Its Significance and Prospects
Soko Tanaka (11 July 2018)

Premier Li Keqiang reveals China's true motive: "China-Japan relations have returned to a path of normality"
Katsuji Nakazawa (29 June 2018)

Higher US Tariffs on Steel/Aluminum Imports and Japan's Response
Shujiro Urata (16 April 2018)

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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


JIIA Annual Brochure 2018

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



Kokusai Mondai (International Affairs)

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

Japan Review

Vol.1 No.3 Spring 2018


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

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