We are pleased to share with you a selection of our most recent articles.
Essays and Commentary
Nuclear deterrence in armed conflicts between nuclear-weapon and non-nuclear-weapon states: The war in Ukraine
Tokuhiro Ikeda, Director of National Security Institute, Fujitsu System Integration Laboratories / Senior Fellow, Asia Center, Harvard University / Vice Admiral (Ret.) JMSDF
In 1994, Dr. Barry Posen of MIT analyzed Ukraine’s defense strategy against Russia, with an eye to promoting denuclearization after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Issues raised in his paper not only have present-day relevance for the current war in Ukraine; they are also germane to current nuclear threats facing a non-nuclear Japan. Continue reading (PDF) »
Draw a Clear Line with Putin’s Russia
Kazuyuki Suwa, Professor, School of International Relations, University of Shizuoka
The horrible situation in Ukraine seen from the steady flow of media reports is indeed heartrending. Certain members of the international community have voiced their hopes for China, Russia’s best friend, to act as mediator between Russia and Ukraine. Yet China has shown no sign of taking any action. Continue reading »
SPF announces investment in Women’s World Banking Capital Partners II to support closing the gender gap in financial inclusion
SPF signed an agreement committing to invest USD 3 million in Women’s World Banking Capital Partners (WWBCP) II as part of the foundation’s impact investment portfolio through the Asia Women Impact Fund (AWIF). Continue reading »
Videos: Geostrategy in the Grassroots
"A Discussion on Aerospace Security"
Mr. Todd Harrison and Dr. Kazuto Suzuki
A video of the webinar "A Discussion on Aerospace Security" hosted by the Japan-America Society of Southern Colorado is available now. Continue reading »