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Nuclear Power in the New Abe Cabinet
September 20, 2019

Nuclear Power in the New Abe Cabinet

By Tom Corben
The latest reshuffle was notable for several reasons, but not least for bringing nuclear power back into the spotlight.

What Does Japan Think of the Iran Nuclear Deal?
March 26, 2018

What Does Japan Think of the Iran Nuclear Deal?

By Scott W. Harold
A closer look at Tokyo’s views on the agreement and their significance.
Why Japan Is Rethinking Its Energy Diplomacy
February 28, 2018

Why Japan Is Rethinking Its Energy Diplomacy

By Daniel Hurst
The foreign minister's advisory panel on climate change is a wake-up call for Japan.

Japan’s Nuclear Power Program: A Strategic Paradox?
November 03, 2017

Japan’s Nuclear Power Program: A Strategic Paradox?

By Tom Corben
Prospective reforms to Japan’s military posture mask the strategic vulnerability of Japan’s nuclear reactors.

Why Japan's Rokkasho Nuclear Reprocessing Plant Lives On
April 18, 2016

Why Japan's Rokkasho Nuclear Reprocessing Plant Lives On

By Todd Crowell
The central and local governments are too invested in Rokkasho to give up on the project.

Japan's Flawed Nuclear Policy
March 14, 2016

Japan's Flawed Nuclear Policy

By Allan Nixon
The most obvious flaw in Japan's nuclear policy -- reprocessing nuclear waste -- receives the least attention.

TEPCO Prosecution: A Sign That Japan’s Nuclear Industry Is in Free Fall
March 04, 2016

TEPCO Prosecution: A Sign That Japan’s Nuclear Industry Is in Free Fall

By Shaun Burnie
The criminal prosecution of TEPCO is another step in the process to end nuclear power in Japan.
3 TEPCO Execs To Face Trial for Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
March 01, 2016

3 TEPCO Execs To Face Trial for Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

By Mina Pollmann
Nearly five years after the Fukushima meltdown, three executives have been indicted for the disaster.

South Korea’s Nuclear Obsession
October 22, 2015

South Korea’s Nuclear Obsession

By Daul Jang
The fixation on nuclear power ignores Fukushima and the global trend towards renewables.

Japan’s Nuclear Energy Choices
October 22, 2015

Japan’s Nuclear Energy Choices

By Kathleen Araújo
The country has the chance to create a more durable national energy strategy.

Can Japan and Russia Resolve Their Territorial Dispute?
October 05, 2015

Can Japan and Russia Resolve Their Territorial Dispute?

By Vindu Mai Chotani
Talks are again underway. Can the two countries remove the main obstacle to stronger ties?
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Remembering the Power of Peace
August 06, 2015

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Remembering the Power of Peace

By Kumi Naidoo
Japan’s nuclear history reflects humanity’s capacity for destruction – and peace.

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