Briefing Memo

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.



  • June 2020

    “Control of the Air” and “Air Superiority” in the American Military(PDF)

    YANAGIDA Osamu

  • January 2020

    Russian Presidential Power in the Putin Era and the recent Discussion on Constitutional Revisions(PDF)


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