• Eurasia Outlook
    Will Japan and Russia Escape the New Cold War?
    Dmitri Trenin April 21, 2014

    Strong Japanese-Russian relations are economically beneficial and a strategic counterbalance against China’s influence. But the Ukraine crisis and Japan’s U.S. loyalties could have damaging effects.

  • Eurasia Outlook
    Japan Looks at Ukraine and Fears Czechoslovakia, 1948
    Akio Kawato April 11, 2014

    Japan makes judgment about Ukraine in the context of her balancing game among the United States, Russia, and China. However, if Moscow sends troops to Eastern Ukraine, the Japanese political class will unanimously support serious measures to stop Russia.

  • Eurasia Outlook
    Russia: Pivoting to Asia or Just to China?
    Dmitri Trenin March 24, 2014

    Russia’s economic, political and strategic environment in the West is fast deteriorating. One obvious way to respond to this is to reach out to Asia and the Pacific.

  • Eurasia Outlook
    Before the Emotions Bring a New World War: Look Into the Real Situation in Ukraine
    Akio Kawato March 3, 2014

    The Ukrainian events develop rapidly with a great sense of alarm; it not only involves danger of terrorism in Moscow, but also entails a big risk for East Asia. The main question now is who would be ready to take charge of the situation.

  • Eurasia Outlook
    Munich Security Conference Is Indivisible from Asia-Pacific
    Akio Kawato January 31, 2014

    The recent developments in Asia-Pacific indicate a necessity to start serious talks for “stock-taking” of the military forces in the region. Also, Russia’s active involvement in regional security affairs is needed.

  • Eurasia Outlook
    Eurasia in 2014
    Dmitri Trenin January 6, 2014

    Eurasia Outlook returns in 2014 and in the months ahead it will focus on the issues that are likely to shape the future of Eurasia.

  • Eurasia Outlook
    Looking Back: Peace in Eurasia, 2013
    Dmitri Trenin December 30, 2013

    In 2013, Europe was a peaceful place, but elsewhere in Eurasia, things were not as peaceful. This eventful year promises an interesting 2014.

  • Eurasia Outlook
    Snowden's Geopolitical Revelations
    Dmitri Trenin December 23, 2013

    Edward Snowden revealed a lot not only about the National Security Agency activities, but also about the state of the world.

  • Eurasia Outlook
    PLA and the Pentagon: Get Connected!
    Dmitri Trenin December 2, 2013

    The intensification of the Sino-Japanese standoff in the East China Sea calls for better communication between the Chinese People’s Liberation Army and the Pentagon.

  • Eurasia Outlook
    Russia and Japan: 2+2=?
    Dmitri Trenin November 19, 2013

    As Russia and Japan are carefully embarking on a fresh attempt to fully normalize their relations, closer and more regular contacts in the foreign and security field, including military exercises, may be useful as confidence-building.


China’s Military and the U.S.-Japan Alliance in 2030: A Strategic Net Assessment in Japanese

Carnegie Experts on Japan

  • Evan A. Feigenbaum
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Asia Program

    Feigenbaum’s work focuses principally on China and India, geopolitics in Asia, and the role of the United States in East, Central, and South Asia. His previous positions include deputy assistant secretary of state for South Asia, deputy assistant secretary of state for Central Asia, and member of the secretary of state’s policy planning staff with principal responsibility for East Asia and the Pacific.

  • Deborah Gordon
    Senior Associate
    Energy and Climate Program

    Gordon is a senior associate in Carnegie’s Energy and Climate Program, where her research focuses on oil and climate change issues in North America and globally.

  • Tomoko Kurokawa
    Nonresident Scholar
    Nuclear Policy Program

    Kurokawa is a nonresident scholar in the Carnegie Nuclear Policy Program.

  • Douglas H. Paal
    Vice President for Studies

    Paal previously served as vice chairman of JPMorgan Chase International and as unofficial U.S. representative to Taiwan as director of the American Institute in Taiwan.

  • James L. Schoff
    Senior Associate
    Asia Program

    Schoff is a senior associate in the Carnegie Asia Program. His research focuses on U.S.-Japanese relations and regional engagement, Japanese politics and security, and the private sector’s role in Japanese policymaking.

  • Michael Swaine
    Senior Associate
    Asia Program

    Swaine is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and one of the most prominent American analysts in Chinese security studies.


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