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January 28, 2015

A NATO-Asia Partnership Would Ease Japan’s Regional Security Cooperation Dilemma

Japan and NATO have been referred to as natural partners sharing fundamental values, and they are being drawn closer together ...

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April 17, 2014

The Rational Postwar Development of Japan’s Security Policy

Japan’s defense-related legal system is so restrictive as to hinder timely responses to contingencies, which could actually abet the escalation ...

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April 15, 2014

Ocean Governance in East Asia

Tensions in the East China Sea are growing owing to territorial disputes, advances in maritime resource exploitation, and an ongoing ...

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March 28, 2014

President Obama’s April Trip
With a Focus on US-Japan-ROK Relations

Chris Nelson, the editor and publisher of the Washington-based Nelson Report was a featured speaker at the Tokyo Foundation Forum ...

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January 23, 2013

Extended Deterrence and Security in East Asia: A US-Japan-South Korea Dialogue

The fourth meeting of the Contemporary American Studies project on extended deterrence and security in East Asia was held at ...

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January 23, 2013

Previewing Park Geun-hye's Foreign Policy Agenda

On February 25, Park Geun-hye will take office as South Korea's first woman president against a backdrop of rising tensions ...

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August 20, 2012

Leadership Transition in the DPRK: Implications for Northeast Asian Security

For the year 2011, the biggest news came last, as Kim Jong-il passed away on December 17. His sudden death ...

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September 15, 2011

The Search for a Sustainable Partnership

On September 6, 2011, the Tokyo Foundation co-organized a unique symposium in Beijing attended by prominent scholars from China, Japan, ...

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April 22, 2011

Evolving Australian Approaches to Security Architectures in the Asia-Pacific

Australia and Japan confront similar strategic choices. While both regard their alliances with the United States as fundamental to their ...

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April 07, 2011

Issues and Future Prospects for Japan-China Relations

Relations between Japan and China, which have agreed to build a "mutually beneficial relationship based on common strategic interests," are ...

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December 10, 2010

Japan Needs to Be a Global Player on Many Fronts If It Is to Protect Its People

What must Japan do to protect its national interests in the face of escalating tension in East Asia and the ...

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