Senior Research Fellow Ken JIMBO


  • International Security
    Security in Asia-Pacific
    Japan's Foreign and Security Policy
    Regionalism in East Asia

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    Ph.D. in Media and Governance (2005), Keio University


  • "Anchoring Diversified Security Cooperation in the ADMM-Plus: A Japanese Perspective" Asia Policy, No.22 (July 2016)
  • "In Search of a Seamless Security Posture: US-Japan Defense Cooperation Guidelines and National Security Legislation", Ron Huiskin ed., CSCAP Regional Security Outlook 2016 (Canberra: Paragon Printers Australasia, 2015)
  • "Japan-US-Australia Cooperation on Capacity Building in Southeast Asia", Yuki Tatsumi ed., US-Japan-Australia Security Relations: Prospects and Challenges (Stimson Center, 2015)
  • "US Rebalancing to the Asia-Pacific: A Japanese Perspective", in William Tow and Douglas Stuart eds., The New US Strategy towards Asia: Adapting to the American Pivot (London: Routledge, 2015)
  • " The Rise of China and Japan’s Foreign Policy Reorientation", Li Mingjiang and Kalyan M. Kemburi eds., China's Power and Asian Security (London: Routledge, 2014)
  • "Japan-Southeast Asia Relations: Implication of US Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific Region", in Yuki Tatsumi ed.,Japan’s Foreign Policy Challenges in East Asia: Views from the Next Generation (共著、The Stimson Center, March 2014)
  • "An Emerging East Asian Community?: The Political Process of Regionalism in East Asia", Ralph A. Cossa and Akihiko Tanaka eds., An East Asian Community and the United States (The CSIS Press, 2007).
  • "From 'Double-Track' to 'Convergence': Japanese Defense Policy and Emerging Security Architecture in Asia-Pacific Region", Yuki Tatumi and Andrew L. Oros eds, Japan's New Defense Establishment: Institutions, Capabilities, and Implications (Washington DC: Henry A. Stimson Center, 2007).
  • "Rethinking Japanese Security: New Concepts in Deterrence and Defense", Benjamin Self and Jeff Thompson eds., Japan's Nuclear Option: Security, Policy and Option for 21st Century (Washington DC: Henry A. Stimson Center, 2003).
  • "A Japanese Perspectives on Missile Defense and Strategic Coordination," Non Proliferation Review, Summer 2002.


  • Ken JIMBO ed. Japan’s Security Strategy Toward China: Integration, Balancing and Deterrence in the Era of Power Shift, The Tokyo Foundation (2011)
  • “The Extended Deterrence in the U.S.-Japan Alliance: Post-NPR Agenda”, U.S.-Japan Strategic Dialogue (Maui, Hawaii, the United States, 5-7 February, 2012)
  • “Power Shift and Strategic Landscape in Asia-Pacific Region: Implication for Japan and China”. Japan-China Next Generation Security Dialogue (Co-organized by the Tokyo Foundation and Peking University, Center for International and Strategic Studies, Beijing, China, November 19-20, 2011).
  • “Japan’s National Security Planning: National Defense Program Guideline 2010”, A New Strategy for A New Era: Revisiting Taiwan’s National Security Strategy (MCSS National Chenchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, 27-28 August 2011).