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KOKUSAI MONDAI (International Affairs)  | 2017-04-14
Focus: "The Agonies of EU" (No.660 April 2017)

JIIA Forum / Symposium [Video streaming(members only)] | 2017-04-11
Theme: "The Trump Administration’s Foreign Policy and Asia: Views from the Republican and Democratic Parties"
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Twining Counselor and Director, Asia Program, German Marshall Fund
               Daniel Fried Former Coordinator for Sanctions Policy
Comments: Keiko Iizuka Editor, International News Department, The Yomiuri Shimbun

Mt. Fuji Dialogue Special Task Force | 2017-04-06
“Toward a Greater Alliance”, a Policy Proposal of the Mt. Fuji Dialogue Special Task Force has now been completed, which comprehensively discusses the value and challenges of the Japan-US alliance from a long-term perspective.
The Mt. Fuji Dialogue is a platform for intellectual exchange administered jointly by the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA) and the Japan Center for Economic Research (JCER) to enhance both Japan-US relations and the dissemination of information from Japan to the rest of the world.

JIIA Forum / Symposium [Video streaming(members only)] | 2017-04-06
Theme: "Australian security policy for the maintenance of the rules-based regional order in the Indo-Pacific region"
Speaker: Mr. Peter Jennings, PSM, Executive Director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute

Japan Digital Library | 2017-03-31
New series - Japan and the World Series
-Nobumasa Akiyama, "America’s Nuclear Nonproliferation Order and Japan-US Relations"
-Toshiya Hoshino, "Japan’s Policies on Conflict Prevention and International Peace Cooperation Activities"
-Masatsugu Naya, "Rise of Emerging Countries and Transformation of the International System"
-Hirofumi Tosaki, "The North Korean Nuclear Issue and Japan’s Deterrence Posture"
-Toru Yanagihara, “International Trends in Development Aid and Japan’s ODA”
-Taku Yukawa, “ASEAN Norms–Argument Yielding to Change”

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

JIIA again ranked 1st in Asia and 15th globally in "2016 Global Go To Think Tank Ranking"
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JIIA Forum / Symposium

Theme: "The Trump Administration’s Foreign Policy and Asia: Views from the Republican and Democratic Parties"
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Twining Counselor and Director, Asia Program, German Marshall Fund
               Daniel Fried Former Coordinator for Sanctions Policy
Comments: Keiko Iizuka Editor, International News Department, The Yomiuri Shimbun
(2017-03-30) Video

Theme: "Australian security policy for the maintenance of the rules-based regional order in the Indo-Pacific region"
Speaker: Mr. Peter Jennings, PSM, Executive Director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute
(2017-03-28) Video

JIIA Symposium "The History of Asia in the 20th Century–The Origins of Prosperity and Stability–"
Part I: "The Origins of Prosperity and Stability"
(2017-03-17) Video

JIIA Symposium "The History of Asia in the 20th Century–The Origins of Prosperity and Stability–"
Part II: "Colonial Experience in Asia"
(2017-03-17) Video

JIIA Symposium "The History of Asia in the 20th Century–The Origins of Prosperity and Stability–"
Part III: "Japan’s Experience"
(2017-03-17) 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.243
The Rise of Protectionism and Japan's Trade Policy
Shujiro Urata (24 March 2017)

No.242
The Significance of the US Presidential Election
Akihiko Yasui (1 March 2017)

No.241
Regulatory reform should be reaffirmed as the top priority in Abenomics' third arrow
Hiroko Ohta (13 December 2016)

No.240
Negotiations with Russia as a Part of Japan's Long-term Strategy
Tsuyoshi Sunohara (25 November 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 (FY2015-2016)

Security policy reality check - New security legislation/guidelines and circumstances on the Korean Peninsula and in the Middle East - (FY2015-2016)

Issues Facing the Rule of Law in the Indo-Pacific and Maritime Security (Country Profile) (FY2015-2016)

New developments in the Asia-Pacific's post-TPP economic order - Acceleration of inclusive economic partnerships and correspondence analysis of excluded areas (FY2015-2016)

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

Research Outcomes

Japan-US Kanazawa Conference:"Young Experts Summit on China to 2030"(December 11-14, 2015)

[Project Report] "US-Japan Relations and Southeast Asia: Meeting Regional Demands"

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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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

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Kokusai Mondai (International Affairs)

No.660 April 2017 "The Agonies of EU"


Books

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

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