Japan Chair

The mission of the CSIS Japan Chair is to be the leading source of analytic insight and policy-relevant research on Japan, the U.S.-Japan alliance, and Japan’s leadership on the global stage.

About Us

The Japan Chair was established to provide a venue in Washington, DC for the study of U.S.-Japan relations and to increase mutual understanding. As Japan's role in Asian and global affairs continues to grow, the Japan Chair is charting a strategic agenda for the U.S.-Japan relationship. The Japan Chair is a unique platform to raise awareness of U.S.-Japan policy issues in a bilateral, regional and global context.

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Meet our network of experts, staff, visiting and adjunct fellows, and senior associates.

 Photo: Bryant Wong via CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Photo: Bryant Wong via CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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Featured Event

The U.S.-Japan Alliance in 2024: Toward an Integrated Alliance

Presented by Japan Chair
April 4, 2024 • 4:15 – 5:00 pm EDT

Featured Analysis

Photo: Andrew Harnik/Getty Images

Photo: Andrew Harnik/Getty Images

Prime Minister Kishida’s Official Visit to Washington

Prime Minister Kishida is conducting the first official visit to Washington by a Japanese leader since 2015. The visit comes at a time of historic strength in the U.S.-Japan ties, and featured significant deliverables in defense, space cooperation, and technology.

Critical Questions by Christopher B. Johnstone — April 10, 2024

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