Interviewed on BBC World Service regarding the Trump-Xi meeting at G-20 summit in Osaka, June 29, 2019.

Interviewed on NHK World's "Newsroom Tokyo" program about the US-China trade war, December 3, 2018

Cited in Financial Times, "How Europe Invented Too Big to Fail in Greece" (Martin Sandbu's Free Lunch), July 13, 2015
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"So much for the kizuna [bonding] of the Japanese people," Shukan Gendai, April 16, 2012

"Where Did Kizuna [bonding] Go?" Sankei Shimbun, March 19, 2012



"What a Pity that Foreigners Overreacted," Yomiuri Shimbun, April 7, 2011


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