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Mr. Hisayoshi Ina is a foreign policy columnist at the Nihon Keizai Shimbun of Nikkei Newspapers, Inc. in Tokyo. He experienced editorial writer and the vice chair of the editorial board of the Nikkei.
Mr. Ina’s journalistic career includes four years in Nikkei’s Washington D.C. bureau as chief political correspondent. He was also a fellow at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Foreign Policy Institute and currently lectures at Doshisha University, Aoyama Gakuin University and University of the Sacred Heart Tokyo.
In 1998, Mr. Ina was awarded the Vaughn-Uyeda Memorial Prize (Japanese version of The Pulitzer Prize) for his outstanding news gathering and analysis in international affairs. He is the author of a biography of Ambassador Fumihiko Togo entitled, Sengo nichibei kosho wo ninatta otoko (A diplomat who is the most responsible in management of US-Japan alliance after the Second World War ) and co-author of many other books.
Mr. Hisayoshi Ina received his B.A. in political science from Waseda University in Tokyo.