aims to present a variety of Japanese views on international relations to international intellectuals interested in Japanese external policy. For these purposes, AJISS-Commentary invites a wide range of Japanese thinkers and practitioners to express their views.
Three leading Japanese think tanks have joined forces to form The Association of Japanese Institutes of Strategic Studies (AJISS) to publish AJISS-Commentary.
The institutes are:
Nakasone Yasuhiro Peace Institute
The Japan Institute of International Affairs (Secretariat)
Research Institute for Peace and Security
Editorial Advisory Board:
Akio Watanabe (Chair)
Shujiro Urata and
AJISS-Commentary is an occasional op-ed type publication. The views expressed are the authors' own and should not be attributed to The Association of Japanese Institutes of Strategic Studies.
Online Publisher, AJISS-Commentary
President, The Japan Institute of International Affairs