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Speaking out

September 12, 2017      On September 11, the United Nations Security Council adopted a new resolution on sanctions on North Korea only a week after Pyongyang conducted its sixth nuclear explosion ...

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September 11, 2017      On September 6, Japan’s public broadcasting corporation NHK took up the school textbook issue in its television program named “Closeup Gendai+.” The program reported that a...

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September 4, 2017      On September 3, North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear explosion test. On the previous day, I met with an informant with connections to the inside of North Korea in Seoul w...

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September 4, 2017      Japan’s defense budget request for fiscal 2018 hit a record 5.25 trillion yen. However, the past trend in a Ministry of Defense budget request line graph shows that the requ...

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August 29, 2017      On August 25, I got a meeting with Vartan Gharpetian, mayor of Glendale in California. In the city close to Los Angeles, a statue of a comfort woman for the wartime Imperial J...

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August 28, 2017      On August 5, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted new sanctions on North Korea for its firing of intercontinental ballistic missiles. The new sanctions incl...

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August 21, 2017      South Korean President Moon Jae In told a press conference on August 17 that Korean workers requisitioned for Mitsubishi and other Japanese companies before the end of World W...

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August 14, 2017      The Ministry of Defense has just published a defense white paper for 2017. Having read the annual report, titled Defense of Japan 2017, I sensed a deviation between Part I “Se...

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August 7, 2017      Prime Minister Shinzo Abe launched his third reshuffled cabinet amid very adverse conditions. What I worry about is apparent hesitation in expressing his determination to amend...

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August 2, 2017      I have reiterated that South Korean President Moon Jae In and his supporters have the “anti-South Korean masochistic view of history” meaning that pro-Japan Koreans who had coo...

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