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Heizo Takenaka

Heizo Takenaka

Writing for PS since 2010
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Heizo Takenaka was Economy Minister (2001-05), Minister of Financial Reform (2002-05), and Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications (2005-06) in Japan under Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi. He is currently Director of the Global Security Research Institute at Keio University in Tokyo.

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    Impeachment and the Wider World

    Carl Bildt

    As with the proceedings against former US Presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton, the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump is ultimately a domestic political issue that will be decided in the US Congress. But, unlike those earlier cases, the Ukraine scandal threatens to jam up the entire machinery of US foreign policy.

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