Linda Sieg has a Ph.D. in Japanese history from Temple University and an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University. She has covered Japanese politics, the
economy, and social issues at Reuters in Tokyo for more than three decades, most recently as chief political correspondent, and is currently freelancing from Tokyo.
Articles and Events
As memories of World War II fade and Japan strengthens its defensive posture, retired emperor Akihito still sees empathy and remorse as a path towards peace.
The rise of China, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and Prime Minister Abe’s assassination this summer have focused the mind of foreign policy elites in Tokyo.