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July/August 2018 Issue

July/August 2018 Issue

The Future of Space as Global Commons

Contents : July/August 2018 Issue (No.220)
The Future of Space as Global Commons
Publisher's Note
Post-Paris Accord Prospects — the Role of International Governance & of the Market
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Lead
The Future of Space as Global Commons
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 1
Interview with Dr. Saadia M. Pekkanen, Job and Gertrud Tamaki Professor at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies and Adjunct Professor at the School of Law, University of Washington
The US-Japan Space Alliance — the Most Critical Bilateral Relationship for Peace & Prosperity
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 2
Space in the US-Japan Bilateral Relationship & the Recommendations of the US-Japan Space Forum
By Ryan Shaffer
Cover Story 3
The Fourth Industrial Revolution Launches into Space
By Joshua Marciano
Cover Story 4
Making Space Safe Again: National Security Space Policy in the Trump Era
By Robert Shields
Cover Story 5
The Future of Space as Global Commons from the Perspective of International Law
By Setsuko Aoki
Cover Story 6
Recent Trends in Japan’s Space Policy — Centered on Promoting the Space Industry
By Hidekazu Takakura
Cover Story 7
New Space Innovation in Earth Orbit & Beyond
By Geoff Nunn
Cover Story 8
Interview with Wallis Laughrey, Vice President of Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems
Exploring the Future in Space in Dealing with Changes in the Business Environment
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 9
Interview with Shoichiro Asada, Executive Director of Japan Space Forum
Space as a New Business Frontier — a Japanese Space Development Pioneer’s View
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Article 1
The Challenges Ahead for “Future Design” Studies
By Keiichiro Kobayashi
Special Article 2
Society 5.0: Aiming for a New Human-Centered Society
By Mayumi Fukuyama
Special Article 3
Interview with Dr. Xiaoping Li, Vice Dean of the Economics School of Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Hunan Province, China
A Leading Chinese Thinker Discusses How Better Globalization Can Work
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Article 4
Efforts for Statistical Reform
By Nariyasu Yamasawa
Special Article 5
Japanese Language Boom in India
By Mukesh Williams & Ui Teramoto
Economic Indictors for Japan
Understanding the Consumption Structure Through Family Income & Expenditure Survey
By Nobuo Iizuka

【Next Issue】 We will introduce METI’s White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2018 in our Sept./Oct. 2018 issue. A number of global economic developments since 2017 will be examined from practical as well as analytical perspectives. Our next issue will be published on our website on Sept. 10, 2018.