Hitoshi Tanaka

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Hitoshi Tanaka is a senior fellow at the Japan Center for International Exchange and chairman of the Institute for International Strategy at the Japan Research Institute, Ltd. He previously served as Japan’s deputy minister for foreign affairs.

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2017/10/08 | Hitoshi Tanaka

Avoiding War with North Korea

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula continue to rise. Kim Jong-un has ramped North Korea’s missile and nuclear testing programs and US President Donald Trump has exacerbated the tensions with his tough talk.

2017/07/11 | Hitoshi Tanaka

Is North Korean Denuclearization a Mirage?

'We must not fall into the trap of believing that a negotiated settlement with North Korea on denuclearization is impossible,' writes Hitoshi Tanaka.

2017/01/23 | Hitoshi Tanaka

Shoring Up the US–Japan Alliance Under Trump

As Trump takes office, it will be crucial that his team makes a concerted effort to understand the positions of US allies and friends.