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Research of Maritime Security


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2021/03/18 | Diplomacy / International Relations | Research Note

US-China Relations as Seen from Africa: Phase Shift? by Endo Mitsugi (Professor Graduate School of Arts and Sciences The University of Tokyo)

When looking at the nature of involvement by China and the United States in Africa (in this case, mainly sub-Saharan Africa), there is an important ch...

2021/02/01 | Commentary

Urgent Statement on the Chinese Maritime Police Law by Takashi Saito (former Chief of Staff, Joint Staff, JSDF)

February 01, 2021   Urgent Statement on the Chinese Maritime Police Law   Nakasone Peace Research Institute Chairman, Maritime Security Study Group ...

2020/11/16 | Diplomacy / International Relations

U.S.-China tensions as seen from India: Where is India's "strategic autonomy" going? by Ando Toshihide (Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission Embassy of Japan in India)

In India, the administration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi consolidated its power base in 2019 when it won a landslide general election victory. How...

2020/10/29 | Diplomacy / International Relations | Research Note

Russia: Caught between US-China Competition by Koizumi Yu (Project Assistant Professor RCAST, The University of Tokyo)

Introduction: What is Russia's view of the world today? Although the theme of this paper is Russia's view of US-China relations, before discussing the...

2020/10/29 | Defense / security | Diplomacy / International Relations | Research Note

Intensifying US-China Conflict and Southeast Asia in the Midst of the Novel Coronavirus Crisis by Oba Mie (Professor of Kanagawa University)

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has proved to be a major test for the world, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countrie...