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Japan’s Nuclear Power Program: A Strategic Paradox?
November 03, 2017
Japan’s Nuclear Power Program: A Strategic Paradox?
Prospective reforms to Japan’s military posture mask the strategic vulnerability of Japan’s nuclear reactors.
Japan’s Nuclear Power Program: A Strategic Paradox?
Japan's Absent Robots
June 02, 2011
Japan's Absent Robots
Japan is famous for its robots. So why has it relied on foreign built ones during the Fukushima nuclear crisis?
Japan's Absent Robots
May 31, 2011
Japan's Crisis and the SDF
Japan’s Self-Defense Force had good reviews for its post-crisis performance. Is the public ready for more?
Japan's Crisis and the SDF
Travel Advisories and Politics
May 30, 2011
Travel Advisories and Politics
The travel advisories for Japan over the nuclear crisis highlight the intersection between safety, politics and economics.
Travel Advisories and Politics
Why Aren’t Japanese Protesting?
May 26, 2011
Why Aren’t Japanese Protesting?
Despite the unpopularity of Naoto Kan and his government, the Japanese public has remained relatively quiet.
Why Aren’t Japanese Protesting?
Flyjin Reconciliation
May 24, 2011
Flyjin Reconciliation
Some foreigners who left Japan in the wake of the March 11 crisis are finding a chilly reception on returning.
Flyjin Reconciliation
The Great Power-Saving Nation?
May 20, 2011
The Great Power-Saving Nation?
Signs of energy conservation can be seen all over Tokyo. Could Japan become a model for low consumption?
The Great Power-Saving Nation?
Japan Stuck With Nuclear Power
May 17, 2011
Japan Stuck With Nuclear Power
Despite Naoto Kan’s pledge to review nuclear power in Japan, the country has few alternatives.
Japan Stuck With Nuclear Power
Nascent Anti-Nuclear Movement?
May 13, 2011
Nascent Anti-Nuclear Movement?
Will the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima plant herald an anti-nuclear movement in Japan? There are signs it will.
Nascent Anti-Nuclear Movement?
April 25, 2011
Japan’s Robot Love Hurts
Why wasn’t robot-loving Japan able to dispatch any useful specimens in the crucial weeks following the earthquake?
Japan’s Robot Love Hurts
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