MURAI Tomohide

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MURAI Tomohide is currently the Chairman of the Program of International Relations at the National Defense Academy.

After receiving his M.A. from The University of Tokyo in 1975, he was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Washington (1978-1980).  In 1981, he became a Lecturer at the National Defense Academy.  Continuing his work at the National Defense Academy, in 1986 he became an Associate Professor, then Professor (1993) and finally Chairman (1995-current).  His specialty is security problems in East Asia.

His publications include two books: Chinese Politics and International Relations (University of Tokyo Press, 1984), and Essence of Failure: Organizational Study of Japanese Military Forces (Diamond, 1984).

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