Sasakawa USA Fellows Tobias Harris and Tomohiko Taniguchi provided commentary on North Korea’s launch of a ballistic missile that flew over Japan to BBC World Update and Bloomberg Politics.
Date: July 6, 2017
Sasakawa USA hosted an off-the-record, private luncheon with remarks from South Korea’s Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Ahn Ho-Young. The talk was moderated by Sasakawa USA CEO Ambassador James Zumwalt.
Asia on Air Episode 04: Chris Nelson on North Korea, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Drama
In Episode 4 of Asia on Air, Capitol Hill and Asia expert Chris Nelson discusses his decades of experience with and observations of the U.S.-Japan-DPRK drama.
The recent exchanges of threats between Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump have brought North Korea’s nuclear weapons program back into the spotlight, but how much of the discussion is posturing and how much is progress? Chris Nelson gives us his take on these key questions.
Author: Shigemura Toshimitsu
Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com
In the wake of multiple missile launches and a fifth nuclear test by North Korea, Pyongyang watcher Shigemura Toshimitsu offers insights into Kim Jong-un’s motivations while calling for a dramatic escalation of international sanctions.
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