The Asia Security Studies Programme at RUSI is pleased to announce that Mr Chiaki Akimoto, a senior security correspondent at NHK, has been made an Associate Fellow.
Dr Chiaki Akimoto is a Senior Defence Analyst and News Commentator at the NHK-Japan Broadcasting Corporation, specialising in military, security and intelligence affairs. He has been a defence correspondent for 30 years, covering US-Soviet Arms Control issues during the Cold War era, nuclear proliferation, Chinese military development, the Iraq war and other recent regional conflicts. He frequently appears in the media as a commentator on international security issues. Dr Akimoto was previously a Visiting Fellow to RUSI in the year 1992-1993. He is the author of several books, including Asian Nightmare (NTT Publishing ). He has lectured at Osaka, Waseda, Keio and many other universities in Japan, as well as broadcasting on radio and television at the NHK.