Security Studies,Regional Studies-Areas of Expertise

WATANABE Takeshi(Senior Fellow, Asia and Africa Division, Regional Studies Department)



1997 B.A. in Law, Tokyo Metropolitan University
2000 M.A. in Politics, Keio University
2009 M.A. in International Affairs, American University

Areas of Expertise

Area Study(Korea)

Selected Publications

NIDS Website (English)


  • "Politics of Peace Treaty on Korea: Common Threats and Ally's Control," Toa (East Asia), No. 617 (November 11, 2018).
  • "The Reason Why China- South Korea Rapprochement Falls Short of Honeymoon," WEDGE, Vol. 27, No. 7 (July 2015).
  • "Women in the ROK Armed Forces: A Condition for Deterrence to North Korea," NIDS Security Studies, Vol. 17, No. 2 (February 2015).
  • "Redefinition of Asymmetric Alliance in Bipolar Worlds: The Role of the Republic of Korea-United States Alliance in Great Power Politics," Journal of Law (Keio University), Vol. 83, No.12 (December 2010).
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