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"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.

newNo.124 ASEAN Seek Opportunities In “Indo-Pacific”
NABESHIMA KeizoJuly 10, 2019
No.123 Looking Back the Japan-Russia Peace Treaty Negotiation
MATSUI AkiraMay 21, 2019
No.122 Japanese Politics 2019: In for a Bumpy Ride
SUGIURA MasaakiMarch 22, 2019
No.121 The End of US Engagement Policy for China
SASAJIMA MasahikoJanuary 29, 2019
No.120 The Caspian Summit and Japan’s International Awareness in Question
HAKAMADA ShigekiNovember 29, 2018

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Greeting

ITO Kenichi

ITO Kenichi

The Japan Forum on International Relations, Inc. (JFIR) was founded on March 12, 1987, and this year 2017 marks its 30th anniversary. Back in those days in Japan, there prevailed an atmosphere that public issues like diplomacy and ... more

Greeting

WATANABE Mayu

WATANABE Mayu

It is my honor to assume the role of President of The Japan Forum on International Relations (JFIR). Enlisting your support and advice, I wish to endeavor with all my might to carry out the duties expected of me at this organization. ... more

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2019

July 10new content
JFIR Commentary:
ASEAN Seek Opportunities In “Indo-Pacific”
June 20
June 20, 2019, Vol. 12, No.3 (Issue 73) "JFIR E-Letter"
June 3
ANNOUNCEMENT:
JFUR's New Administration Under Chairman ITO & President WATANABE
May 21
JFIR Commentary:
Looking Back the Japan-Russia Peace Treaty Negotiation
April 20
April 20, 2019, Vol. 12, No.2 (Issue 72) "JFIR E-Letter"
April 19
Foreign Policy Luncheon
"Economic Outlook of Japan and the World 2019" Held
March 22
JFIR Commentary:
The End of US Engagement Policy for China
February 20
February 20, 2019, Vol. 12, No.1 (Issue 71) "JFIR E-Letter"
January 29
JFIR Commentary:
The End of US Engagement Policy for China

2018

December 20
December 20, 2018, Vol. 11, No.6 (Issue 70) "JFIR E-Letter"
December 20
Japan-US Roundtable Meeting on "The North Korean Nuclear Issue and the Changing Balance of Power in the Asia Pacific"
November 30
JFIR Commentary:
The Caspian Summit and Japan’s International Awareness in Question
October 20
October 20, 2018, Vol. 11, No.5 (Issue 69) "JFIR E-Letter"
October 1
JFIR Commentary:
Discussion regarding the Death Penalty and Article 9 of the Constitution of Japan
August 20
August 20, 2018, Vol. 11, No.4 (Issue 68) "JFIR E-Letter"
August 20
The JFIR International Colloquium on "Japan-China Relations in the Era of Power Transition”
July 10
JFIR Commentary:
Japanese Diplomacy in post US-North Korea Summit
June 20
June 20, 2018, Vol. 11, No.3 (Issue 67) "JFIR E-Letter"
May 15
JFIR Commentary:
Participation in The Dialogue with the World: Eurasia 2025
April 20
April 20, 2018, Vol. 11, No.2 (Issue 66) "JFIR E-Letter"
April 12
U.S.-Japan Joint Policy Report 2018
"STRONGER THAN EVER, BUT MORE CHALLENGED THAN EVER" Released
March 29
JFIR Commentary:
Kim Jong Un Will Never Let the “National Treasure” Nuclear Missile Taken Away
February 20
February 20, 2018, Vol. 11, No.1 (Issue 65) "JFIR E-Letter"
January 30
JFIR Commentary:
The Changing Eurasian International Strategic Environment and Japan’s Response

2017

December 20
December 20, 2017 Vol. 10, No.6 (Issue 64) "JFIR E-Letter"
December 19
30th Anniversary Symposium “Japan’s Diplomacy in an Era of Power Transition”
November 27
JFIR Commentary:
The Challenges that the 4th Abe Administration Must Tackle
October 20
October 20, 2017, Vol. 10, No.5 "JFIR E-Letter"
September 29
JFIR Commentary:
A Grand Strategy to Avoid the Sino-American War
August 20
August 20, 2017, Vol. 10, No.4 "JFIR E-Letter"
August 7
JFIR’s Comprehensive Research Project on“Japan’s Diplomatic Strategy in the Era of Power Transition”
July 26
JFIR Commentary:
United States' Withdrawal from the Paris Agreement
June 20
June 20, 2017, Vol. 10, No.3 "JFIR E-Letter"
May 25
JFIR Commentary:
Coolheaded Military Analysis is What We Need
April 20
20 April 2017, Vol. 10, No.2 "JFIR E-Letter"
April 20
International Symposium on
"International Order in the Asia-Pacific and Japan-ASEAN Cooperation"
March 24
JFIR Commentary:
The Dangerous Nature of America First
February 20
20 February 2017, Vol. 10, No.1 "JFIR E-Letter"
February 13
The Japan-U.S.-China Trilateral Dialogue
”The Changing Balance of Power in the Asia-Pacific and the Trump Administration”
January 26
JFIR Commentary:
Survive the Trump Administration with High Alert

Publications

U.S.-Japan Joint Policy Report 2018 Stronger Than Ever But More Challenged Than Ever: The U.S.-Japan Alliance In The Trump-Abe Era
U.S.-Japan
Joint Policy Report 2018

Stronger Than Ever But More Challenged Than Ever: The U.S.-Japan Alliance In The Trump-Abe Eranew


The 37th Policy Recommendations
The 37th Policy Recommendations

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


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... more