Project Research Associate, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo
Russian military and security policy
Yu Koizumi was born in Chiba Prefecture, and graduated from the Graduate School of Political Science at Waseda University with a master’s degree in political science. After working in the private sector, he has researched Russia’s military and security policies as an expert analyst at the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Intelligence and Analysis Service, and as a visiting researcher at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations at the Russian Academy of Sciences. He joined the Institute for Future Engineering in 2011 and became a special researcher since 2017. He has held his current position since 2019. He is the author of “Russia as a Military Greatpower” (Sakuhinsha, 2016) and “Putin’s National Strategy” (Tokyodo Shuppan, 2016), the co-author of “The Rampaging Great Powers: Why the Three Empires of the United States, China, and Russia Threaten the World” (Kodansha, 2017), and the co-translator of “Post-Imperium (Dmitri Trenin, Sakuhinsha, 2012).