Security Studies,Regional Studies-Areas of Expertise

Yasuaki Hashimoto(Director, Policy Studies Department)

Academic Record

1983 LL.B., Kanazawa University
1987 LL.M., Keio University
1996 Ph.D. Candidate, Leiden University (The Netherlands)
2013-2014 Member, Committee on National Space Policy
2013- Director, International Institute of Space Law

Areas of Expertise

International Law

Selected Publications



  • "The Present Situation of Cyber Security and Japan's Response," The Journal of International Security, Vol.41 no.1 (2013)
  • "Rules of Engagement: Roles and Implications," NIDS Security Studies, Vol.7 no.2&3 (2005).
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