July 6, 2013

Managing Expectations in the U.S.-Japan Alliance: U.S. and Japanese Perspectives

By: Randall Schriver and Sugio Takahashi | As a participant in the Armitage-Nye process, I am associated with a set of policy recommendations that have been […]
June 3, 2013

Assessing Japan’s National Defense: Toward a New Security Paradigm in the Asia-Pacific

By: Ian Easton and Randall Schriver | Profound strategic changes are unfolding that have the potential to transform the fabric of the international system. It is […]
January 7, 2013

Coastal Defense in Japan’s Southwestern Islands: Force Posture Options for Securing Japan’s Southern Flank

By: Eric Sayers | How Japan chooses to adapt its forces in the Ryukyus and East China Sea to the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) actions […]
April 20, 2012

Japan’s Global Engagement

By: Randall Schriver and Isabella Mroczkowski | In the aftermath of 11 March 2011, Japan’s frequent political turnovers, and the country’s soaring government debt, the conventional […]
November 19, 2011

Scaling Japan’s Defense Needs: Airpower in Asia and the FX Program

By: Dan Blumenthal | The widespread modernization of Asian air forces is changing the strategic landscape in the Asia-Pacific. The United States, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, […]
August 29, 2011

Air Power Trends in Northeast Asia: Implications for Japan and the U.S.-Japan Alliance

By: Mark Stokes and Oriana Skylar Mastro | The shifting balance of aerospace power in Northeast Asia is creating an increasingly uncertain strategic environment for Japan. […]
August 25, 2011

Japan’s Energy Outlook Post 3-11

Japan is on energy conservation mode. Government buildings are dark and thermostats are set to 28 degrees Celsius. Due to a lack of public support and […]
February 18, 2011

Strengthening Fragile Partnerships: An Agenda for the Future of U.S.-Central Asia Relations

By: Evan A. Feigenbaum | A comprehensive new report from the bipartisan Central Asia Study Group, chaired by former Deputy Secretary of State Richard L. Armitage, […]
November 23, 2010

The Next Steps in Japan-NATO Cooperation

By: Randall Schriver and Tiffany Ma | The Japan-NATO relationship holds greater potential than has been realized to date. A more ambitious, more formal, and more […]
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