Research Project: National Decision-Making and Collective Intelligence: The U.S. Strategic Response to Gray-Zone Challenges in the Age of Global Power Shifts
Keita Azuma earned his B.A. from Hosei University and later received his M.A. in International Law and Politics from the University of Hull in the U.K. He has served in Japan’s Cabinet Secretariat since 2011, most recently serving as an Assistant Analyst at the Office of the Cabinet Intelligence Advisor. His previous positions include an official at the Administrative Affairs Department and an organizer of a task force to conduct research with the U.S. Department of Defense on long-term strategies and defense innovation. During calendar year 2021, his research project will examine the details of the U.S. reaction to gray-zone challenges caused by the rise of China and its implications for a function of collective intelligence in the decision-making process.