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JCIE in the Media

"Seven Decades after the Bomb, Children of Hiroshima Victims Still Worry about Hidden Health Effects," Ibby Caputo, PRI's The World, March 26, 2019 (JCIE US-Japan Journalism Fellow)

"Japan Eases Immigration Restrictions to Fill Chronic Care Worker Shortage," by Sally Herships, PRI World, October 18, 2018 (article by 2015 US-Japan Journalism Fellow, interview with JCIE's T. Menju)

“Japan Trade Officials and Companies Take a Nuanced Approach to U.S. Tariffs,” Adrian Ma, Marketplace, September 5, 2018 (JCIE US-Japan Journalism Fellow)

“How a Small Dairy Store from Ohio Became One of the Biggest Names in the Japanese Convenience Store Industry,” Adrian Ma, Marketplace, September 5, 2018 (JCIE US-Japan Journalism Fellow)

“Take Me Out to the Japanese Ball Game,” Byron Tau, Wall Street Journal, August 24, 2018 (JCIE US-Japan Journalism Fellow)

“Abe’s Window of Time for Amending Japan’s Pacifist Constitution Narrows,” Byron Tau, Wall Street Journal, August 12, 2018 (JCIE US-Japan Journalism Fellow)


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JCIE Publications & Reports
Regaining Momentum on North Korea Negotiations: One Year on from the Singapore Summit

The international community is now at a crossroads with North Korea. The lack of progress at the Hanoi Summit raises the risk that the opportunity created by the Singapore Summit may be squandered. How can the US regain momentum in its negotiations and what role might Japan play in this?


Supporting Disaster Survivors in Japan: An Innovative Response to the Great East Japan Earthquake

How did nonprofit organizations respond in the aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake? This report highlights the work of four NPO's focused on promoting integrated activities to alleviate the psychological burden of survivors in communities in Iwate Prefecture and to help them to recover from the disaster.



Becoming Strategic Partners: Lessons for NGOs and Government Agencies from the American Experience

How did US-based NGOs become strategic partners for the US government? This report draws lessons that show how Japanese NGOs might also develop the capacity to partner with government agencies to make Japanese ODA more effective.





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