United States President Joe Biden and China's President Xi Jinping meet on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Nusa Dua on the Indonesian island of Bali on November 14, 2022. (Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images)t
Koichiro Takagi is a non-resident Japan Chair fellow. His research areas include future warfare, cognitive warfare, and the relationship between emerging technologies and operational concepts.
Mr. Takagi is a former deputy chief, Defense Operation Section, 1st Operation Division, J-3, Joint Staff Japan, and has designed joint operation plans and orders in the East Asian security environment.
Mr. Takagi holds a master's degree in information technology from the Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University, where he studied artificial intelligence and data mining before joining the Japan Self-Defense Forces. He has recently published peer-reviewed articles on the future of cognitive warfare while working for the Joint Staff of Japan.
US service members participated in a joint electronic warfare training, where Marines and soldiers learned and effectively utilized electronic warfare equipment in smaller sized combat elements to enhance combat lethality. (US Marine Corps photo by Patrick King)
Paratroopers assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division conduct a systems check on their VROD/VMAX electronic warfare equipment before conducting a tactical exercise in El Paso, Texas, on November 20, 2018. (US Army Photo)