Security Studies,Regional Studies-Areas of Expertise

YOSHIZAKI Tomonori (Director, Policy Simulation )

Education and Experience

1985 B.A. in Law, Keio University, Tokyo
1987 M.A. in Law, Graduate School of Keio University.
1993 Visiting Fellow, Kings College London
1999 Visiting Fellow, Hudson Institute, Washington, DC

Areas of Expertise

Alliance Management, European Security and NATO, Japan's Peace Operations, Conflict Resolution, Peacebuilding


  • "Military Transformation of Alliance, " JIIA NATO Study Group Report, NATO at the Crossroad: International Politics of Euro Atlantic Alliance (in Japanese) (Tokyo: Japan Institute for International Affairs, 2010).
  • "The Role of the Military in Peace-Building: A Japanese Perspective," Proceeding of NIDS International Symposium on Security Affairs 2008-2009 (Tokyo: NIDS, 2009).
  • "Alliance's Roles in Conflict Resolution: A Case of Security Sector Reform by NATO," NIDS Security Studies, Vol. 12 (2009).
  • "NATO's Military Presence in Afghanistan," (in Japanese) Gaiko Forum (Forum of Foreign Affairs), No. 255 (October 2009).
  • "Peacebuilding in Modern Conflict: Stabilization Operation in Afghanistan," (in Japanese), Kaigai Jijo (Journal of World Affairs), Vol. 57, No. 5 (May 2009).
  • "US National Security Council" and "National Security Policy Making under Blair," Yasuhiro Matsuda, ed., Comparative Study of National Security Council (in Japanese) (Tokyo: Sairyusha, 2009).
  • "Civil Military Cooperation in NATO," Yuji Uesugi and Chiyuki Aoi, eds., Civil Military Coordination in Nation Building(in Japanese), (Tokyo: Kokusai Shoin, 2008).
  • "The End of Alliance? The Case of NATO," NIDS Security Studies, Vol. 10 (March 2008).
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  • "U.S. Policy toward NATO: An Analysis of Alliance's Strategic Concept after the Cold War", Kokusai Seiji (International Relations),Vol. 150 (November 2007).
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