Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a chance to make his mark on Japanese history. Photo: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a chance to make his mark on Japanese history. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a chance to make his mark on Japanese history. Photo: Kyodo
Rupakjyoti Borah
Opinion

Opinion

Rupakjyoti Borah

Trump-Kim failed, but can Japan’s Abe reach North Korea through China?

  • With Washington and Pyongyang in a stalemate, Tokyo has an opportunity regarding Japanese abductees in North Korea
  • But if Abe is next to ‘face Chairman Kim’, he’ll need a hotline to Pyongyang. Who’s he going to call?

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a chance to make his mark on Japanese history. Photo: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a chance to make his mark on Japanese history. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a chance to make his mark on Japanese history. Photo: Kyodo
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Rupakjyoti Borah

Rupakjyoti Borah

Dr Rupakjyoti Borah is a senior research fellow at the Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, Tokyo. His forthcoming book is The Strategic Relations between India, the United States and Japan in the Indo-Pacific: When Three is Not a Crowd. He has also authored two other books. He has been a visiting fellow at the University of Cambridge, the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA), Japan, and the Australian National University. Twitter @rupakj