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Sadaaki Numata
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Oct 23, 2017
How Japan could respond to the North Korean threat
Japan cannot afford to slumber in pseudo-peace while leaving this issue for other nations to resolve.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 25, 2016
Brexit doesn't doom the Japan-U.K. partnership
Japan should be aggressive in trying to shape post-Brexit trade relations with Britain.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Mar 17, 2014
Cooler heads need to convey Japan's message
A note of skepticism has crept into the public perception of Japan-U.S. relations in both countries. For that reason, cooler heads must convey Japan's message to the world.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Sep 30, 2013
Youths should learn from Malala's courage
What will it take to get more young people in Japan to break out of their shell and go out into the world to experience interacting with people of different cultural backgrounds
COMMENTARY / Japan
Sep 22, 2013
The communication skills for vying in the world
espite the introduction of curriculum changes in English-language teaching at Japanese junior and senior high school levels, little progress has been achieved to date.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Mar 11, 2013
Growing world-beating communication skills
Japanese business people's inability to compete on the world stage because of poor communication skills is spurring debate over how English is taught.
COMMENTARY / World
Jul 25, 2011
Links between Pakistan and post-3/11 Japan
During my tenure there, Pakistan went through the heightening of tension resulting from the Islamist resistance to the U.S.-led military action in Afghanistan after September 11, 2001, and the near-war with India in May 2002.
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 28, 2011
Communication challenge
The catastrophe of the earthquake, the tsunami and the crippled nuclear power plant on March 11 posed an unprecedented challenge of crisis communication with the world. Those in charge were faced with the difficult choice between calming the public by presenting an optimistic scenario that could lead...

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