The Japan Chair was established to provide a venue in Washington 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.
Japan’s new Defense Buildup Plan (DBP) outlines the path to a paradigm shift in Self Defense Force (SDF) capabilities. CSIS Japan Chair adjunct fellow Gregg Rubinstein assesses plans to refine Japan’s defense acquisition policies and bolster its defense industrial base.
Commentary by Gregg Rubinstein — January 26, 2023
Transcript — January 17, 2023
Critical Questions by Nicholas Szechenyi , Yuko Nakano , and Matthew P. Goodman — January 10, 2023
Commentary by John Hemmings — January 6, 2023
Transcript by H. Andrew Schwartz and Christopher B. Johnstone — December 16, 2022
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Podcast Episode by Michael J. Green — March 15, 2021
Event by Michael J. Green and Victor Cha — March 12, 2021
Event by John J. Hamre , Michael J. Green , Matthew P. Goodman , Scott Kennedy , Nobuhiko Sasaki , Huong Le Thu , and Shujiro Urata — March 9, 2021
Commentary by Michael J. Green , Nicholas Szechenyi , and Kiyoaki Aburaki — March 9, 2021
Event by Michael J. Green , H.E. Toshimitsu Motegi , Ambassador Sung Kim , Kenichiro Sasae , and Mireya Solis — March 3, 2021
Podcast Episode by Michael J. Green — March 1, 2021
Newsletter — February 26, 2021
Report by Hiroyuki Suzuki — February 19, 2021
Commentary by Michael J. Green — February 2, 2021
Podcast Episode by Michael J. Green — January 25, 2021