Karel Van Wolferen

For Karel Van Wolferen's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

The predators behind the TPP

Business / Economy Feb 6, 2016

The predators behind the TPP

Twelve Pacific Rim countries representing around 40 percent of the global economy signed the 
Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade accord on Thursday. Dutch author Karel van Wolferen 
examines the corporate ramifications of the divisive deal

Commentary / World Mar 30, 2011

Japan's crisis leadership

Amid the horrifying news from Japan, the establishment of new standards of political leadership there is easy to miss — in part because the Japanese media follow old habits of automatically criticizing how officials are dealing with the calamity, and many foreign reporters who ...