September 15, 2020

A Message from our Chairman: Congratulations to Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga Yoshihide

By: Randall G. Schriver | The Project 2049 Institute wishes to express its congratulations to Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga Yoshihide upon his victory in the Liberal […]
August 28, 2020

A Message from our Chairman: Statement on Prime Minister Abe Shinzo

By: Randall G. Schriver | On the occasion of Prime Minister Abe Shinzo stepping down from office, the Project 2049 Institute wishes to recognize the achievements […]
August 15, 2020

On V-J Day, U.S. Pushes for a Stronger Japanese Military

By: Jack Detsch | FOREIGN POLICY |  [F]ormer officials still aren’t sure that Japan has the capability to help out if a conflict kicks off farther away from […]
June 1, 2018

Modernization of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force Under the New Defense Planning Documents

By: Ben Rimland | Introduction For decades, the decisive technological and doctrinal advantages of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) and their American allies have combined […]
March 30, 2018

White Warships and Little Blue Men: The Looming “Short, Sharp War” in the East China Sea over the Senkakus

By: James E. Fanell and Kerry K. Gershaneck | China claims Japan’s Senkaku Islands and vows to seize them in a “short, sharp war,” if necessary. China’s successful seizure […]
September 29, 2017

The Framework for a U.S.-Japan Free Trade Agreement

By: Derek M. Scissors and Daniel Blumenthal | The United States and Japan can create a bilateral free trade and investment agreement that both sides will sign and ratify. […]
November 7, 2016

Seek Truth from Facts: The Chinese Communist Party’s War on History

By: Sebra Yen and Rachael Burton | The phrase “Seek Truth from Facts” was introduced to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) as a hallmark slogan […]
February 26, 2016

Ripe for Reinvigoration: The Japan-South Korea Security Relationship

By Samuel J. Mun | North Korea’s recent provocations and saber-rattling highlight the importance of Japan-Republic of Korea (ROK) security cooperation once again. Over the past two […]
January 14, 2016

The Nature of China’s Rise and Why It Matters to the U.S. and Japan: A Japanese Perspective

By: Hiroko Maeda | China’s military buildup has shaken regional stability and poses a challenge to the U.S.-Japan alliance. This study examines China’s security challenges, as […]
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