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 […]
June 7, 2013

Upgrading the Japan-U.S. Defense Guidelines: Toward a New Phase of Operational Coordination

By: Sugio Takahashi | The Japan-U.S. alliance has unique organizational characteristics compared to other major U.S. military alliances such as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) […]
May 30, 2013

A ‘New Era’ for Japan’s Global Engagement and the U.S.-Japan Alliance

By: Yukio Tada | There have been already “many ‘firsts’” in the Abe 2.0 administration. With continued political leadership and bold economic initiatives on both sides, […]
March 18, 2013

Clarifying U.S. – Japan Mine Warfare Roles, Missions, and Capabilities in the Persian Gulf: An Examination of International Legal Issues

By: Sean Henseler | The “Armitage/Nye Report” suggests that one area for potential increased alliance defense cooperation is minesweeping in the Persian Gulf. There is no […]
March 14, 2013

The Senkaku Islands and the U.S.-Japan Alliance: Future Implications for the Asia-Pacific

By: Tetsuo Kotani | By challenging Japan’s control of the Senkaku Islands, China is testing the resolve of Tokyo and the strategic position of Washington. In […]
April 30, 2012

Iran’s Nuclear Program: A Case Study in Successful U.S.-Japan Alliance Management

By: Vance Serchuk | Speaking at Suntory Hall in Tokyo during his inaugural visit to the Asia-Pacific region as President of the United States, Barack Obama […]
April 18, 2012

Counter A2/AD in Japan – U.S. Defense Cooperation: Toward ‘Allied Air-Sea Battle’

By: Sugio Takahashi | The balance of power in the Asia – Pacific is rapidly shifting. The U.S. and Japan share concerns over China’s increasing military […]
March 16, 2012

A New Narrative for the U.S.-Japan Alliance

By: Dana White | Former Congressional staff, Dana White, presents a new narrative for the U.S. – Japan alliance. The report addresses the Futenma issue and […]
September 27, 2010

Tip of the Spear: The 13 Missions for the U.S. Marines in Okinawa

The latest from the Project 2049 Institute’s Insight Series By: Tetsuo Kotani | The shifting balance of military power in the Asia-Pacific is altering strategic calculations […]
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