The Japan Forum on International Relations

e-Forum “Hyakka-Seiho” (in Japanese)

Another important pillar of JFIR’ s activities is the e-forum “Hyakka- Seiho (meaning Hundred Flowers Information Gathering in Full Bloom’ in English).” The e-forum, established on April 12, 2006, is operated on the Japanese website of JFIR, functioning as an interactive forum for discussions on foreign policy and international affairs. All articles posted on the e-forum are sent through the bimonthly e-mail magazine “Meru-maga Nihon Kokusai Fōramu” in Japanese to about 10,000 readers in Japan. Furthermore, articles worth attention of international readers are translated into English and posted on the English website of JFIR as “JFIR Commentary,” as well as introduced in the bimonthly e-mail magazine “JFIR E-Letter” in English, which is delivered bimonthly to about 10,000 readers worldwide.

Back number of "JFIR Commentary"

"JFIR Commentary" presents an occasional op-ed type publication of views by members of JFIR on Japan's foreign policy and other related international affairs. The views expressed herein are the author's own and should not be attributed to JFIR.