Fellows

Security Studies,Regional Studies-Areas of Expertise

SHIMODAIRA Takuya

photo:SHIMODAIRA Takuya

Education

1989 B.A. in Electrical Engineering, National Defense Academy
2000 M.A. in Area Studies (East Asia: China), University of Tsukuba
2009 Ph.D. in Politics, Kokushikan University

Areas of Expertise

Maritime Security, Japan-U.S. Alliance, Non-Traditional Security, Joint Military Operations

Selected Publications

English

  • "Enhancing Maritime Connectivity in the Indo-Pacific Region -Peacetime Military Engagement from the Sea-," Sasakawa Peace Foundation Policy Recommendations by the Quadripartite Commission on the Indian Ocean Regional Security (July 2018).
  • "U.S. & Japan Can Counter Chinese A2/AD,“ Proceedings Today (April 2018)
  • "Measures to Enhance Maritime Safety: Expansion of Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea (CUES) Exercise," NIDS International Symposium on Security Affairs 2017 (February 2018).
  • "Embark JMSDF Officer On U.S. Ships," Proceedings, Vol. 143/3/1, 369, (March 2017).
  • "Think, Write, Teach: Enhancing the Japan-U.S. Navy Alliance at the Strategic and Operational Level," The Bridge, Vol. 19 (Autumn 2016).
  • "The Significance of the Japan-U.S. Alliance and the New Role of Japan," Kokushikan University Political Science Review, (March 31, 2016).
  • "Why the South China Sea Needs Japan’s Navy," The National Interest, (February 2, 2016).
  • "The JMSDF’s Resilient Power for Civil Society: Lessons from the Great East Japan Earthquake," Naval War College Review, Vol. 68, No. 3 (Summer 2015).
  • "Curing China’s Elephantiasis of the Fleet," China Brief, Vol XV, Issue 10 (May 15, 2015).
  • "Cooperating in the South China Sea," Proceedings Magazine, Vol 141/4/1, 346 (April 2015).
  • "JMSDF & NGOs," Liaison Magazine, Vol. Ⅶ (Spring 2015).
  • "The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force in the Age of Multilateral Cooperation," Naval War College Review, Vol. 67, No. 2 (Spring 2014).

Japanese

  • "The Characteristics and Challenges of Chinese Strategic Support Force," Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, Vol. 78(January 2019).
  • "The current status and characteristics of Chinese Unmanned Vehicles," Japan Society for Security & Crisis management, Vol. 46 (Winter 2018).
  • "Mahan Revisited: Apply for the Indo-Pacific region and Lessons Learned," Strategic Studies, Vol. 23 (October 2018).
  • "Chinese Space Program and its Characteristics," Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, Vol. 78(October 2018).
  • "Actual Situation and Prospects of Chinese Naval Shipbuilding," Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, Vol. 77(July 2018).
  • "The Imperial Japanese Navy over the End of the Pacific War: From the perspective of TAKAGI Sokichi," Kokushikan University The Review of Politics and Economics, No. 183 (June 2018).
  • "The Capabilities and Activities of the People's Liberation Army Navy," Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, Vol. 76 (April 2018).
  • "Trump's Asia-Pacific Security Policy and the Japan-U.S. Alliance – Looking back over the past year," Crisis & Risk Management Review, No. 26 (March 2018).
  • "Bush Doctrine and Japan," Kokushikan University Political Studies, No. 9 (February 2018).
  • "Measures to Enhance Maritime Safety: Expansion of Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea (CUES) Exercise," NIDS International Symposium on Security Affairs 2017 (February 2018).
  • "What is Operational Art?," Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, Vol. 75 (January 2018).
  • "The characteristics of Chinese Coast Guard and Japanese response," Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, Vol. 74 (October 2017).
  • "Actual situation of Chinese Maritime Militia and Japanese response-Focus on the examples of Hainan Province," Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, Vol. 73 (July 2017).
  • "Enhance Defense Capability and Expand roles in Japan- prerequisite for exclusively defense policy," Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, Vol. 72 (April 2017).
  • "Defense of Japan- Three perspectives from Maritime Security," Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, Vol. 71 (January 2017).
  • "Deepen the Japan-U.S. Alliance and JMSDF: Creative Engagement with Cooperation and Denial," Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, Vol. 70 (October 2016).
  • "The U.S. Presidential Election in 2016 and the Security in the Asia Pacific region," Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, Vol. 69 (July 2016).
  • "Learn to the Critical Thinking form the U.S. Naval War College," Gaiko, Vol. 35 (January 2016).
  • "The Strategic Importance of Myanmar and Japanese Approach: New Security Diamond in the Indo-Pacific region," Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, Vol. 66 (October 2015), Vol. 67 (January 2016), Vol. 68 (April 2016).
  • "The Essence and Future of JAM-GC Concept: In reference to the analysis of Global War Game," Toa, Vol. 580 (October 2015).
  • "The latest Report from Active JMSDF Officer: Exciting Class at U.S. Naval War College, Bungeisyunju (June 2015).
  • "U.S. Navy Strategies after the Cold War: Actual conditions of 20 years’ Engagement," Security, Crisis & Risk Management, Vol. 32 (May 2015).
  • "The Risk from the viewpoint of U.S. Naval War College: The Significance of Japan-U.S. Alliance and the New Role of Japan, Crisis & Risk Management, Vol. 23 (March 2015).
  • "Chinese Maritime Strategy and the Role of JMSDF: The Challenges of Non-Traditional Security Field," Crisis & Risk Management, Vol. 22 (March 2014).
  • "Strengthen Japan-U.S. Partnership: JMSDF New Approach at U.S. Naval War College," OPRF Ocean Newsletter, Vol. 331 (May 20, 2014).
  • "Operational Thinking as the Weapon: The Bond between Strategy and Tactics, Foreign Affairs in Takushoku University, Vol. 62, No. 3 (March 2014).
  • "JMSDF and NGOs: With a focus on HA/DR, JMSDF Command and Staff College Review, Vol. 3, No. 1 (May 2013).
  • "JMSDF in the era of Multilateral Cooperation: With a focus on Non-Traditional Security Field," Foreign Affairs in Takushoku University, Vol. 61, No. 3 (March 2013).
  • "U.S. Navy Strategy for Asia Pacific Region: Secure Access through Joint and Multilateral Cooperation," Strategic Studies, Vol. 13 (2013).
  • "Turning Point of Japan-U.S. Alliance: Joint Sea-Land Approach and Deepen Japan-U.S. Alliance," Foreign Affairs in Takushoku University, Vol. 60, No. 7/8 (July 2012).
  • "The Future of Sea Basing: The National Defense Program Guideline for JFY 2011 and Defense Posture in the post-Great East Japan Earthquake," JMSDF Command and Staff College Review, Vol. 2, No. 1 (May 2012).
  • "The Results and Problems at the Initial Reaction for the Great East Japan Earthquake: From the viewpoint of the Operation Area for JMSDF and the U.S. Navy," Crisis & Risk Management, Vol. 20 (March 2012).
  • "Security Problems from the viewpoint of the Northern Territory Issue," Hato, Vol. 37, No. 6 (March 2012).
  • "The First Study Tour to South Korea for JMSDF Command and Staff Course Class 2011: Starting New Japan-Korea relation through Naval Educational Exchange," Hato, Vol. 37, No. 5 (January 2012).
  • "Japanese New Strategy at the South China Sea: Trust Building through ARF-VDR exercise, Strategic Studies, Vol. 11 (2012).
  • "Japan-U.S. Cooperative Operation at the Great East Japan Earthquake: A New Aspect for Japan-U.S. Alliance," JMSDF Command and Staff College Review, Vol. 1, No. 2 (December 2011).
  • "The First WPNS-STEP(Western Pacific Naval Symposium-Short Term Exchange Program): Human Network as the Basis of Navy Family’s Kizuna," Hato, Vol. 37, No. 4 (November 2011).
  • "The Present State of Okinawa Issues and the Security Problems in Japan," Hato, Vol. 37, No. 3 (September 2011).
  • "Japan-U.S. Cooperative Operation at the Great East Japan Earthquake: The Effectiveness of Sea Power," Hato, Vol. 37, No. 2 (July 2011).
  • "NCMO INITIATIVE: New Challenge at the RIMPAC2010," Hato, Vol. 36, No. 4 (November 2011).
  • "Operational Concept with New DDH Hyuga class," Hato, Vol. 36, No. 3 (September 2010).
  • "Sokichi Takagi and the Kyoto School," Crisis & Risk Management, Vol. 18 (March 2010).
  • "Building Trustful Relationship through the cumulative Dialogues: Defense Exchanges with Qatar," Diplomatic Forum, Vol. 22, No. 9 (September 2009).
  • "The U.S. Navy raised Future Admirals 10 years’ later: Learn from TOYOTA’s Lean Six Sigma Strategy," Hato, Vol. 35, No. 1 (May 2009).
  • "Summary for APCSS Executive Course," Hato, Vol. 34, No. 1 (May 2008).
  • "Geopolitical significance of Siberia: With a focus on Japanese and the U.S. Interests, 2," Hato, Vol. 33, No. 2 (July 2007).
  • "Geopolitical significance of Siberia: With a focus on Japanese and the U.S. Interests, 1," Hato, Vol. 33, No. 1 (May 2007).

Authorship

  • SHIMODAIRA Takuya, Sea Power of Japan: The Significance and Practice of Operational Art, Seibundo (2018).
  • SHIMODAIRA Takuya, Security of Japan: Maritime Security and Regional Security, Seibundo (2018).
  • SHIMODAIRA Takuya, The Whole Picture of U.S. Naval War College, Kairyusha (2017).

Co-Authorship

  • "Howard Hensel et al eds., Naval Powers in the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific Vol. Ⅱ, Routledge (2018).
  • "Jagannath P. Panda and Titli Basu eds., China-India-Japan in the Indo-Pacific: Ideas, Interest and Infrastructure, Pentagon Press (2018).
  • "Ryo Asano et al., Chinese Sea Power, Sotosha (2014).
  • "Kantaro Ishii, Political leaders in the Developing Countries, Minerva (2005).

Translate

  • "Samuel C. Howard et al., “Amphibious, Now More Than Ever,” JMSDF Command and Staff College Review, Vol. 2, No. 1 Extra Edition (August 2012).
  • "T.X. Hammes et al., “Offshore Control is Answer,” JMSDF Command and Staff College Review, Vol. 3, No. 1 Extra Edition (May 2012).
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