Japan Forum for Strategic Studies
15:00, 04 Oct 2007
RUSI met with Major General Takahiro Ninomiya on Thursday 4th October. He is the Executive Director of the Japan Forum for Strategic Studies and special assistant to the chairman of the ‘Diet Members council for Comprehensive Security’. Joining him was Mr Takeshi Ishikawa and Captain Hiroyuki Terada Defence Counsellor and Attaché respectively at the Japanese Embassy in London. In attendance from RUSI was the Director of the Institute Professor Michael Clarke, Director of the International Security Studies Department Dr Jonathan Eyal and Head of the Asia Security Programme Alexander Neill,
Discussion concentrated on:
• Recent NATO developments.
• The re-emergence of a strong Russia.
• The European Union.
• African affairs.
• The Iraq War.
RUSI is pleased to continue the relationship between the institute and the Japan Forum for Strategic Studies and looks forward to a further programme of activities in the New Year.
Japan Forum for Strategic Studies website - http://www.jfss.gr.jp/en/jfss_index_e.html