Akihiro Furusho is a Nonresident Fellow at Stimson with the East Asia/Japan Program. His research focuses on great power competition, geo-economics, modern warfare, and peace operations.
He is a Senior Researcher of the Training, Evaluation, Research, and Development Command (TERCOM) of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF). His research focused on the “Cross-Domain Operations,” including new military operational domains such as Space, Cyber, and Electromagnetic spectrum. Before his current assignment, he researched “Japan-U.S. security collaboration in the Indo-Pacific” as a Visiting Fellow at Stimson. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geoscience from the National Defense Academy of Japan in Yokosuka. He is also a graduate of the Command and General Staff Course of JGSDF Staff College in Tokyo. He is currently an international fellow at the Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy at National Defense University.