This "Briefing Memo" provides special and timely analysis for security and defense issues to respond to reader's academic interests at the same time to promote a greater understanding of NIDS.
We hope this column will help everyone to better understand the complex of issues involved in security affairs. Please note that the views in this column do not represent the official opinion of NIDS.
- August 2019
Controversies over Japan's Defense Policy in the Détente Era(PDF)
- July 2019
The Reality of Combined Air Operations in the Gulf War(PDF)
- April 2019
The Traditional Structures of the International Environment in Central Asia and the Potential for Change(PDF)
- March 2019
Compellence and Coercive Diplomacy: Concepts and Characteristics(PDF)
- February 2019
Reexaminating TERAUCHI Masatake's Character - As a "Statesman"-(PDF)
- January 2019
Changes in the Balance of Power in the Middle East —The Meaning of the Withdrawal of U.S. Troops from Syria—(PDF)