On October 25, IPSI nonresident senior fellow Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi was quoted in a South China Morning Post article on Japan’s possible role in defusing the Israel-Hamas conflict in Gaza. Although Japan must be delicate with its public statements on the conflict due to its status as a US ally and its dependence on Middle Eastern oil, Hinata-Yamaguchi explained that Tokyo is playing an important role in developing diplomatic and humanitarian solutions. 

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