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Yoshinari Kurose

Yoshinari "Yoshi" Kurose, a journalist specialized in international security and foreign affairs, is Washington DC Bureau Chief of The Sankei Shimbun. As a newspaper reporter, he has spent 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, also had served as a DC correspondent for The Yomiuri Shimbun from 2008 to 2012, before taking up present position in The Sankei Shimbun in 2017. A graduate of Keio Gijuku University in Japan, he holds bachelor’s degree in both political science and journalism.