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Part of the East Asia program, The Stimson Center’s Japan program provides an engaging platform for academics and policymakers to discuss and analyze Japan’s security challenges and its alliance with the United States. The program produces high-quality analysis to help policymakers in Washington, D.C. have a better understanding of Japanese politics and security issues.

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Research and Analysis

April 27, 2017 | EXPERT: Pamela Kennedy

Tensions between Japan and South Korea are an ongoing concern, with controversies relating to historical issues periodically souring diplomatic relations.

March 31, 2017 | EXPERT: Yuki Tatsumi

On March 30, Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) submitted a recommendation for the steps Japan should take to effectively respond to an ever-heightening missile threat from North Korea.

March 21, 2017

On March 7, 2017, Japan Program Intern Peter Wyckoff interviewed Kei Koga, author of “Toward Effective Institution-Building in Peacebuilding” in Peacebuilding and Japan: Views from the Next Generation, the Japan Program's newest publication.

March 21, 2017

On March 7, 2017, Japan Program Intern Peter Wyckoff interviewed Rie Takezawa, author of “Japan’s Peacebuilding in Africa” in Peacebuilding and Japan: Views from the Next Generation, the Japan Program's newest publication.

March 16, 2017 | EXPERT: Yuki Tatsumi

On March 10, the Japanese government decided to stop the dispatch of Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) engineering units to the United Nation’s Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) after the current unit comp

March 8, 2017 | EXPERT: Yuki Tatsumi

Launched in 1999, the Stimson Center's Japan Program provides mid-career level Japanese security experts from government agencies and ministries, news organizations, and research institutions with the opportunity to conduct policy-oriented research in Washington, D.C.
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