July 02, 2022

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Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi

Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi is a Project Assistant Professor at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology of the University of Tokyo and also an Adjunct Fellow at the Pacific Forum. Ryo specializes in issues relating to defense, security, and transport governance in the Indo-Pacific, and is the author of the book “Defense Planning and Readiness of North Korea: Armed to Rule” (2021). Ryo can be followed on Twitter @tigerrhy.

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