In the News

Apr 9, 2024

Searight in the Mainichi Shimbun

On April 8, IPSI Nonresident Senior Fellow Amy Searight was interviewed for an article by the Mainichi Shinbun, a major Japanese news platform. She discussed the significance of Prime Minister Kishida’s visit to Washington, DC, and how the shared vision for the US-Japan alliance is being translated into concrete action on defense and economic security […]

Indo-Pacific Japan

In the News

Mar 29, 2024

Hinata-Yamaguchi in VOA

On March 29, IPSI Nonresident Senior Fellow Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi was quoted in VOA, where he explained that under the US-Japan security upgrade plan, USFJ will enjoy enhanced authority in INDOPACOM and “greater institutional ability to communicate and coordinate with the [Japan Self-Defense Forces].”

Indo-Pacific Japan

Issue Brief

Mar 29, 2024

Bolstering cooperation among Quad and Pacific Island countries

By Parker Novak, Kyoko Imai

As the Pacific Islands’ relevance grows, there’s an influx of diplomatic attention and development assistance as external powers seek to curry favor with the sixteen countries. Australia, India, Japan, and the United States (the Quad) seeks to bolster regional engagement to address key regional issues including climate, connectivity, economic development, and maritime security.

Australia Climate Change & Climate Action

New Atlanticist

Mar 28, 2024

The G7 needs a permanent secretariat. The 2024 elections cycle demonstrates why.

By Francis Shin

Establishing a permanent secretariat would enable Group of Seven members to develop more consistent strategies together.

Economy & Business European Union

In the News

Mar 20, 2024

Hinata-Yamaguchi in SCMP

On March 19, IPSI Nonresident Senior Fellow Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi was quoted in a South China Morning Post article, where he discussed political roadblocks to a prospective new Japan-ROK diplomatic agreement.

Indo-Pacific Japan


Mar 12, 2024

Stalled growth in the UK, Germany, and Japan darken global economic outlook

By Josh Lipsky, Alisha Chhangani

The world's two largest economies won't be able to generate enough growth for the UK, Germany, and Japan—it is going to have to happen from within.

Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform

In the News

Mar 7, 2024

Dean on University of Sydney podcast

On March 6, IPSI Nonresident Senior Fellow Peter Dean spoke on an episode of the University of Sydney’s United States Studies Center Briefing Room podcast, where he discussed Indo-Pacific security issues and Australia-Japan-United States trilateral cooperation from “the view of the United States.”

Australia Indo-Pacific

In the News

Mar 1, 2024

Hinata-Yamaguchi in the Japan Times

On March 1, IPSI Nonresident Senior Fellow Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi was quoted in the Japan Times on the Japan Self-Defense Forces’ plans to replace outdated aircraft with UAV technology.

Defense Technologies Indo-Pacific

In the News

Mar 1, 2024

Dean published through the Lowy Institute

On March 1, IPSI Nonresident Senior Fellow Peter Dean published a new article, “Australia’s new navy: The Japanese option,” through the Lowy Institute. In this piece, Dean discusses Australia’s consideration of a Japanese vessel for a new group of frigates.

Australia Indo-Pacific


Feb 21, 2024

Escalating Middle East conflict means North America must bolster global energy security

By Julia Nesheiwat

The Houthi attacks on ships in the Red Sea have raised shipping costs and caused delays for certain traded goods. While global energy supply has remained uninterrupted, the threat of a broader conflict in the region raises the chances that there will be disruptive attacks on energy and transport infrastructure, putting energy security at risk.

China Energy & Environment