Security Studies, Regional Studies-Areas of Expertise

FUKUSHIMA Yasuhito (Senior Research Fellow, Policy Studies Department)


2007 B.A. in Policy Management, Keio University
2009 M.A. in Media and Governance, Keio University
2013 Visiting Scholar, Space Policy Institute, Elliott School of International Affairs,
George Washington University (August–October)
2015 Ph.D. in Media and Governance, Keio University

Areas of Expertise

Space Policy, Space Security

Selected Publications


  • Order and Disorder in Space Security: Past, Present, and Future (Chikura Publishing Company, 2020) *Japanese
  • Aspects of Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, Japan Association of Disarmament Studies, ed. (Shinzansha Publisher Co., Ltd., 2019) *Japanese
  • Disarmament Dictionary, Japan Association of Disarmament Studies, ed. (Shinzansha Publisher Co., Ltd., 2015) *Japanese
  • Classic Books on Strategic Theories: From Sun Tzu, Machiavelli to Present, Ikujiro Nonaka, ed. (Chuokoron-Shinsha, Inc., 2013) *Japanese

Articles in Academic Journals

  • "A New Tide in the Military Use of Space: The Significance of the Growing Use of Space in the U.S. Combat Operations," KEIO SFC JOURNAL, Vol. 15, No. 2 (March 2016) *Japanese
  • "Debates over the Military Value of Outer Space in the Past, Present, and the Future: Drawing on Space Power Theory in the US," NIDS Journal of Defense and Security, No. 14 (December 2013)(Originally published in Japanese in Boei Kenkyusyo Kiyo [NIDS Security Studies], Vol. 15, No. 2, February 2013)
  • "The Proliferation of Space Capabilities and its Impact on the US National Security, Focusing on the Issue of Space Control," The Journal of Strategic Studies, No. 9 (March 2011) *Japanese
  • "An Asian Perspective on the New US Space Policy: The Emphasis on International Cooperation and its Relevance to Asia," Space Policy, Vol. 27, Issue 1(February 2011)

Other Publications

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