Why Fears About Fukushima Water Release Are Overblown
By OKAMOTO Koji
6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Japan, Triggering Tsunami Alert
By Ankit Panda
Narrow Road to the North: Religious Sites in Tōhoku
By John W. Traphagan
Natural Disasters: Preparing for the Big One
By Martin Lasater
Sendai: A Tale of Football and Hope
A film tells the story of football’s role in rebuilding Sendai after the March 2011 earthquake.
Japan’s Growing Military Confidence
The Japanese Self-Defense Forces performed admirably after last year’s tsunami. Expect a more confident force to play a growing role in disaster response.
What Japan Must Do Now
Japan has made extraordinary progress in recovering from last year’s earthquake and tsunami. But will political bickering stop progress in its tracks?
Children of the Tsunami
A year after the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami, Japanese children display remarkable resilience.
Japan’s Future in the Balance
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has a chance to rescue Japan’s economy with a key free trade agreement. Failure to seize it could result in terminal decline.
Japan's Cybercrime Problem
Cyber criminals have been quick to exploit the March 11 earthquake and nuclear disaster in Japan.
Fukushima and Cultural Superiority
As the nuclear crisis is dissected by commentators, some have turned to cultural stereotypes to explain the problems. It’s a dangerous approach.
Japan’s Necessary Nuclear Future
Any big shift from nuclear power will take years. It’s time for Japan’s politicians to show some leadership to ensure the country’s reactors get back online.