Yoshi Kurose



Yoshinari "Yoshi" Kurose, a journalist specialized in international security and foreign affairs, is Washington DC Bureau Chief of The Sankei Shimbun, a leading national newspaper in Japan.

As a newspaper reporter, Yoshi spends much of his career as a foreign correspondent. Previously posted in New Delhi, India (1997~2000) and Jakarta, Indonesia (2002~2006) as Bureau chief of The Yomiuri Shimbun, he covered extensively on South Asia and South East Asia regional security issues in the field, including violent extremism in both regions.

As a student of American studies, Yoshi also had served as a DC correspondent for the Yomiuri from 2008 to 2012, before taking up present position in Sankei in 2017. A graduate of Keio Gijuku University in Japan, he holds bachelorís degree in both political science and journalism.

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Japan's Posture of Dealing with North Korea.
2017 Fall Symposium.
Bulletin of September 13, 2017.


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