Yusuke Ishihara

Yusuke Ishihara is a Research Fellow of National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS), specialising in Japan-Australia-US strategic relations. His publications include 'Japan-Australia Defence Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific Region', William Tow and Tomonori Yoshizaki (eds) Beyond the Hub-and-Spokes (NIDS, 2014) and Australia Chapter in East Asian Strategic Review 2013 and 2014. He concurrently works as Deputy Director in International Policy Division, Bureau of Defense Policy, Ministry of Defense Japan. The views expressed here are the author’s own, and do not necessarily represent those of NIDS or MOD, Japan.