Hitoshi Tanaka

Hitoshi Tanaka, former deputy minister for foreign affairs and a key adviser to then-Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, is chairman of the Institute for International Strategy at Japan Research Institute.

  • Sanctions maximize chances of success at Trump-Kim summit

    US must coordinate closely with Japan and key partners before historic meeting

  • Keep squeezing North Korea with sanctions

    Military action will not end crisis, nor will recognizing Pyongyang as a nuclear power

  • Abe can work with Trump, despite the difficulties

    Japan's prime minister can use 'America First' president's Asia visit to pursue Tokyo's aims