JFIR Commentary

"JFIR Commentary" introduces news analyses and opinions in Japan on Japan's position in the international community, but they do not represent the views of JFIR as an institution.

No.102 Japan Should Refute Every Lopsided Claim that Russia Makes
HAKAMADA ShigekiMay 30, 2016
No.101 Has Abenomics Lost Its Initial Objective?
SHIMADA HaruoMarch 17, 2016
No.100 How Should We Respond to the Anglo-Chinese “Golden Era”?
KAWAMURA HiroshiJanuary 22, 2016
No.99 “Haste Makes Waste” in Territorial Talks with Russia
HAKAMADA ShigekiNovember 30, 2015
No.98 "Strategization" of the U.S.-Vietnam Relations Worthy of Note
NABESHIMA KeizoSeptember 24, 2015

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2016

June 20new
20 June 2016, Vol. 9, No.3 "JFIR E-Letter"
May 31
Japan Should Refute Every Lopsided Claim that Russia Makes
April 20
20 April 2016, Vol. 9, No.2 "JFIR E-Letter"
April 20
Memorandum of Cooperation Concluded between the JFIR and the Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat
March 17
Has Abenomics Lost Its Initial Objective?
February 19
20 February 2016, Vol. 9, No.1 "JFIR E-Letter"
January 26
How Should We Respond to the Anglo-Chinese “Golden Era”?

2015

December 21
20 December 2015, Vol. 8, No.6 "JFIR E-Letter"
December 18
“Japan-Euro Intellectual Dialogue: Japan-Euro Strategic Partnership and Future of Asia and Beyond” Held
December 4
“Haste Makes Waste” in Territorial Talks with Russia
October 20
20 October 2015, Vol. 8, No.5 "JFIR E-Letter"
September 29
"Strategization" of the U.S.-Vietnam Relations Worthy of Note
August 20
20 August 2015, Vol. 8, No.4 "JFIR E-Letter"
August 3
Logical Fallacy of Blaming the Security Bill for Being Unconstitutional
July 10
U.S.-Japan Joint Policy Report "Grand Design of the U.S.-Japan Alliance at a New Stage" Announced

Publications

U.S.-Japan Joint Policy Report Grand Design of the U.S.-Japan Alliance at a New Stage
U.S.-Japan Joint Policy Report

"Grand Design of the U.S.-Japan Alliance at a New Stage" Announcednew


The 37th Policy Recommendations
The 37th Policy Recommendations

"Positive Pacifism and Japan’s Course of Action” Announced  


Greeting

IMAI Takashi

Chairman's Greeting
IMAI Takashi

The Japan Forum on International Relations (JFIR) was established in 1987. In those days, though still in the midst of the Cold War, people already began to sense a premonition of gradual changes in international relations through ... more

ITO Kenichi

President's Greeting
ITO Kenichi

The Japan Forum on International Relations, Inc. (hereafter The Forum) was established on March 12, 1987 to study international affairs and to advocate policy recommendations from the standpoint of a private, non-profit, independent and non-partisan foreign policy think tank. ... more

Message

Speech of ITO Kenichi, President of JFIR, at the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives

I am Ito Kenichi, President of the Japan Forum on International Relations, Inc., and I am greatly honored to have been granted the valuable opportunity to speak at this hearing. As you deliberate on the budget for fiscal 2012, I would like today to share with you for your reference some of my thoughts with regard to the way Japan's foreign and security policy should be ... more