RJIF Chairman’s op-ed published in The Washington Post

Dr. Yoichi Funabashi, Chairman of the Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation, wrote an op-ed, “Why Trump’s North Korea strategy can’t succeed,” published on June 11, 2017.

The piece pointed out President Trump’s mistake on the thinking and strategy behind his approach, pushing China to shoulder the burden to solve the North Korean nuclear crisis, and gives reasons. He also argues the necessity of five-party talks including Japan, the U.S., China, Russia and South Korea as a precursor to six-party talks with North Korea as the start of process toward an eventual denuclearization of North Korea.

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