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Yuriko Koike

Yuriko Koike, governor of Tokyo, has been Japan’s defense minister and national security adviser, and a member of the National Diet.

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Asia’s cities must stand up to North Korea

As Tokyo and other cities and towns across Japan look ahead to 2018, they are dusting off long-neglected civil defense infrastructure and nuclear attack procedures. Schoolchildren are practicing the kinds of drills I endured during my childhood, at the height of the Cold War.

December 17, 2017